Gap junctions and ion channels: relevance to erectile dysfunction

  • GJ Christ
  • Published 2000 in International Journal of Impotence Research


The corporal myocyte is a critical determinant of erectile capacity whose functional integrity, in the vast majority of impotent patients, is sufficient to guarantee its relevance as a therapeutic target. As with numerous other smooth muscle cell types, ion channels are important modulators of corporal smooth muscle tone/contractility. As such, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ijir.3900573


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