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Calcium-Activated Potassium Channel Subunit Alpha-1

Known as: BKCA Alpha, MaxiK, Slo-Alpha 
Calcium-activated potassium channel subunit alpha-1 (1236 aa, ~138 kDa) is encoded by the human KCNMA1 gene. This protein plays a role in calcium… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The basic functional unit of the large‐conductance, voltage‐ and Ca2+‐activated K+ (MaxiK, BK, BKCa) channel is a tetramer of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSC) have gained considerable interest due to their potential use for cell replacement therapy and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Ca2+-activated K+ channels of large conductance (MaxiK or BK channels) control a large variety of physiological processes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The intracellular C-terminal domain structure of a six-transmembrane K+ channel from Escherichia coli has been solved by X-ray… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Large conductance voltage and Ca(2+)-activated K(+) (MaxiK) channels couple intracellular Ca(2+) with cellular excitability. They… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Voltage-dependent and calcium-sensitive K+ (MaxiK) channels are key regulators of neuronal excitability, secretion, and vascular… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The high-conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel (mSlo) plays a vital role in regulating calcium entry in many cell types. mSlo… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Large conductance voltage- and Ca2+-dependent K+ (MaxiK) channels show sequence similarities to voltage-gated ion channels. They… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The pore-forming alpha subunit of large conductance voltage- and Ca(2+)-sensitive K (MaxiK) channels is regulated by a beta… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A human homolog of the large-conductance calcium-activated potassium (BK) channel β subunit (hSloβ) was cloned, and its effects… Expand
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