Properties of single sodium channels translated by Xenopus oocytes after injection with messenger ribonucleic acid.

1. The properties of fast transient Na channels induced in the Xenopus laevis oocyte plasma membrane after injection of the oocyte with foreign messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) were investigated with the whole-cell voltage clamp and with the patch-clamp technique. 2. The time course of expression and the effect of the metabolic inhibitors actinomycin D and… CONTINUE READING