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Biophysical characterization of the honeybee DSC 1 orthologue reveals a novel voltage-dependent Ca 2 + channel subfamily : CaV 4 Pascal

@inproceedings{Badaroudine2016BiophysicalCO,
  title={Biophysical characterization of the honeybee DSC 1 orthologue reveals a novel voltage-dependent Ca 2 + channel subfamily : CaV 4 Pascal},
  author={Gosselin ‐ Badaroudine and Moreau and Simard and Cens and Rousset and Collet and Charnet and Chahine},
  year={2016}
}
Voltage-gated Na and Ca channels (NaV and CaV) belong to the large family of ion channels and feature four homologous domains, each containing six transmembrane (TM) segments. NaV channels initiate the action potentials of many excitable cells, thus regulating their electrical signals. CaV channels have been attributed more diverse roles, which is expected, because they would have emerged earlier in evolution and are permeable to Ca, a major second messenger. They are involved in pacemaker cell… 

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