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Large-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels

Known as: BK Channels, Large-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels [Chemical/Ingredient], Large Conductance Calcium Activated Potassium Channels 
A major class of calcium activated potassium channels whose members are voltage-dependent. MaxiK channels are activated by either membrane… 
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE— To characterize the voltage-gated ion channels in human β-cells from nondiabetic donors and their role in glucose… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Malfunctions of potassium channels are increasingly implicated as causes of neurological disorders. However, the functional roles… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Large-conductance calcium-activated potassium channels, also known as BK or Maxi-K channels, occur in many types of cell… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Large conductance, Ca2+- and voltage-activated K+ channels (BK) respond to two distinct physiological signals—membrane voltage… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Small arteries exhibit tone, a partially contracted state that is an important determinant of blood pressure. In arterial smooth… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Calcium entry through voltage-gated calcium channels can activate either large- (BK) or small- (SK) conductance calcium-activated… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Large-conductance calcium-activated potassium channels (maxi-K channels) have an essential role in the control of excitability… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Through expression of the cloned mouse (mSlo) or human (hSlo) large-conductance (BK) Ca(2+)-activated K+ channel in Xenopus… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Tremorgenic indole alkaloids produce neurological disorders (e.g., staggers syndromes) in ruminants. The mode of action of these…