Expression of Ca2+ -activated K+ channels in human dermal fibroblasts and their roles in apoptosis.

Abstract

BACKGROUNDS/AIMS Cell proliferation and apoptosis are responsible for maintaining normal tissue homeostasis, and K(+) currents play important roles in regulating the physiological balance between them. This function of Ca(2+)-activated K(+) (K(Ca)) channels has been demonstrated in many types of tissues, but not in dermal fibroblasts. We investigated the… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000265680

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