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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.
National Institutes of Health

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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… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The genes ABCC8 and KCNJ11, which encode the subunits sulfonylurea receptor 1 (SUR1) and inwardly rectifying potassium channel… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Inward rectifier K+ channels, which modulate electrical activity in many cell types, are regulated by protein kinases,, guanine… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
1. The human eag‐related potassium channel, HERG, gives rise to inwardly rectifying K+ currents when expressed in Xenopus oocytes… 
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… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
This review examines the properties and roles of the four types of K+ channels that have been identified in the cell membrane of… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Early events in neuronal differentiation are generally considered to be regulated by factors independent of alterations in… 
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…