ASIC2 gene

Known as: degenerin, BNAC1, Acid-Sensing (Proton-Gated) Ion Channel 2 Gene 
This gene is involved in both cation transport and membrane potential.
National Institutes of Health

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1992-2018
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
The elaborate courtship ritual of Drosophila males is dictated by neural circuitry established by the transcription factor… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The molecular basis of mechanosensory transduction by primary sensory neurones remains poorly understood. Amongst candidate… (More)
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2004
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2004
Mechanosensitive cation channels are thought to be crucial for different aspects of mechanoperception, such as hearing and touch… (More)
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2004
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2004
Hippocampal neurons express subunits of the acid-sensing ion channel (ASIC1 and ASIC2) and exhibit large cation currents that are… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Necrotic cell death underlies the pathology of numerous human neurodegenerative conditions. In the nematode Caenorhabditis… (More)
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2002
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2002
Mechanosensory transduction in touch receptor neurons is believed to be mediated by DEG/ENaC (degenerin/epithelial Na+ channel… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Acid-sensing ion channels (ASICs) are cationic channels activated by extracellular protons. They are expressed in sensory neurons… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Mutations of the degenerins (deg-1, mec-4, mec-10) are the major known causes of hereditary neurodegeneration in the nematode… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The mec-2 gene is required for the function of a set of six touch receptor neurons in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans; mec-2… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
GENETIC screening has identified a group ofmec (mechanosensory) genes that are required for the function of a set of six touch… (More)
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