inward rectifier potassium channel

Known as: Inward Rectifier Potassium Channels, Channel, IRK1, Inward Rectifier K+ Channels 
Potassium channels where the flow of K+ ions into the cell is greater than the outward flow.
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Cardiac I(K1) and I(KACh) are the major potassium currents displaying classical strong inward rectification, a unique property… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND It is unclear whether atrial fibrillation (AF) drivers in humans are focal or reentrant. To test the hypothesis that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Inward rectifier potassium (Kir) channels play important roles in the maintenance and control of cell excitability. Both… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Inward rectifier K+ channels, which modulate electrical activity in many cell types, are regulated by protein kinases,, guanine… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The inward rectifier K+ current (IK1) plays an important role in governing cardiac electrical activity and is well… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
In contrast to other members of the Eag family of voltage-gated, outwardly rectifying potassium channels, the human eag-related… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A member of the inwardly rectifying potassium channel family was cloned here. The channel, called BIR (Kir6.2), was expressed in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We have isolated a novel inward rectifier K+ channel predominantly expressed in glial cells of the central nervous system. Its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Inward rectifier K+ channels pass prominent inward currents, while outward currents are largely blocked. The inward rectification… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A complementary DNA encoding an inward rectifier K+ channel (IRK1) was isolated from a mouse macrophage cell line by expression… (More)
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