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… (More)
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1996-2016
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Large-conductance calcium-activated potassium (BK) channels are currently considered as vital players in a variety of renal… (More)
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2014
2014
Large conductance Ca(2+)- and voltage-activated potassium (BK) channels, composed of pore-forming α subunits and auxiliary… (More)
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2013
2013
Large conductance calcium-activated potassium (BK) channels are widely expressed in the nervous system. We have recently shown… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Loss of FMRP causes fragile X syndrome (FXS), but the physiological functions of FMRP remain highly debatable. Here we show that… (More)
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2013
2013
It is strongly suspected that potassium (K(+)) channels are involved in various aspects of prostate cancer development, such as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The activation of large conductance Ca(2+)-activated (BK) potassium channels is weakly voltage dependent compared to Shaker and… (More)
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2006
2006
Large-conductance calcium-activated potassium channels (BKCa) are important regulators of arterial tone and represent a mediator… (More)
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2006
2006
The activation of BK channels by Ca(2+) is highly cooperative, with small changes in intracellular Ca(2+) concentration having… (More)
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2006
2006
Intracellular blockade by quaternary ammonium (QA) molecules of many potassium channels is state dependent, where the requirement… (More)
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2004
2004
Potassium channels have a very wide distribution of single-channel conductance, with BK type Ca(2+)-activated K(+) channels… (More)
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