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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Malfunctions of potassium channels are increasingly implicated as causes of neurological disorders. However, the functional roles… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Large conductance, Ca2+- and voltage-activated K+ channels (BK) respond to two distinct physiological signals—membrane voltage… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
1 The role of large‐conductance Ca2+‐dependent K+ channels (BK‐channels; also known as maxi‐K‐ or slo‐channels) in spike… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Calcium entry through voltage-gated calcium channels can activate either large- (BK) or small- (SK) conductance calcium-activated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Large-conductance calcium-activated potassium channels (maxi-K channels) have an essential role in the control of excitability… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract Mammalian high conductance, calcium-activated potassium (maxi-K) channels are composed of two dissimilar subunits, α and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Tremorgenic indole alkaloids produce neurological disorders (e.g., staggers syndromes) in ruminants. The mode of action of these… Expand