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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Large-conductance, voltage- and calcium-activated potassium (BK, or KCa1.1) channels are ubiquitously expressed in electrically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The pore-forming alpha-subunits of large conductance calcium- and voltage-activated potassium (BK) channels are encoded by a… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Ca(2+)-activated K(+) channels of large conductance (MaxiK or BK channels) control a large variety of physiological processes… (More)
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2001
2001
Reactive oxygen/nitrogen species are readily generated in vivo, playing roles in many physiological and pathological conditions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Voltage-dependent and calcium-sensitive K1 (MaxiK) channels are key regulators of neuronal excitability, secretion, and vascular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Maxi-K channels consist of a pore-forming alpha subunit and a regulatory beta subunit, which confers the channel with a higher Ca… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
1. Human large-conductance voltage- and calcium-sensitive K+ (maxi KCa) channels are composed of at least two subunits: the pore… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Large-conductance Ca(2+)-activated K+ (BK) channels are widespread and functionally heterogeneous. In other classes of K… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
cDNAs encoding functional maxi KCa channel alpha-subunits (hslo) were cloned from human myometrium. Northern blot analysis… (More)
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