Category: Ion channels

Ion channels Journal Articles this Week

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The improvement of the best practice guidelines for preimplantation genetic diagnosis of cystic fibrosis: toward an international consensus.

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common indications for preimplantation genetic diagnosis…

Published: May 26, 2015 in European Journal of Human Genetics

Neural transcriptome reveals molecular mechanisms for temporal control of vocalization across multiple timescales.

Vocalization is a prominent social behavior among vertebrates, including in the midshipman fish, an…

Published: May 26, 2015 in BMC Genomics

Imbalance of excitation and inhibition at threshold level in the auditory cortex

The interplay of cortical excitation and inhibition is a fundamental feature of cortical information…

Published: May 27, 2015 in Frontiers in Neural Circuits

Alterations in late endocytic trafficking related to the pathobiology of LRRK2-linked Parkinson’s disease.

Mutations in the leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) gene comprise the most common cause of…

Published: May 27, 2015 in Biochemical Society Transactions

The role of transmitter diffusion and flow versus extracellular vesicles in volume transmission in the brain neural-glial networks.

Two major types of intercellular communication are found in the central nervous system (CNS), namely…

Published: May 27, 2015 in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences

Muscarinic inhibition of nicotinic transmission in rat sympathetic neurons and adrenal chromaffin cells.

Little is known about the interactions between nicotinic and muscarinic acetylcholine receptors…

Published: May 27, 2015 in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences

Designer small molecules to target calcium signalling.

Synthetic compounds open up new avenues to interrogate and manipulate intracellular Ca2+ signalling…

Published: May 27, 2015 in Biochemical Society Transactions

Impact on Clinical Outcome of Premature Interruption of Cryoenergy Delivery due to Phrenic Nerve Palsy during Second Generation Cryoballoon Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

Right phrenic nerve paralysis (PNP) is the most frequently observed complication occurring during…

Published: May 26, 2015 in Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology

MicroRNA-1298 is regulated by DNA methylation and affects vascular smooth muscle cell function by targeting connexin 43.

Aims Growing evidence links microRNA to the process of peripheral vascular disease. Recently, we…

Published: May 31, 2015 in Cardiovascular Research

News Articles (Ion channels)

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Mutation in transient receptor potential channel impairs fine motor control but leaves gross motor proficiency intact

In all animals—from humans to fruit flies—coordinated physical movement relies on two…

Published: Jun 01, 2015

Preoperative statins reduce mortality in coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia exploring the protective effect of various heart…

Published: May 30, 2015

Rapid and cost-effective chromosomal phasing is possible with Droplet Digital PCR Technology

Researchers published a new method facilitating the study of how the distribution of mutations…

Published: May 28, 2015

Cavion to Present Clinical Trial Data at ASCO

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cavion and NCI ABTC to present Phase 1b clinical trial…

Published: May 28, 2015

Researchers stop brain swelling at the source in animal model.

A team of researchers have made a significant discovery in the mechanism of brain swelling, paving…

Published: May 27, 2015

Novel drug combo improves function of protein underlying cystic fibrosis

A novel two-drug combination has the potential to target and restore a defective protein underlying…

Published: May 27, 2015

Simple recipe to make sensory hair cells in the ear

Millions of people worldwide have permanent hearing and balance impairments due to damage to the…

Published: May 26, 2015

New antibody insecticide targets malaria mosquito

Malaria is a cruel and disabling disease that targets victims of all ages. Even now, it is estimated…

Published: May 20, 2015

What happens inside a membrane

(International School of Advanced Studies (SISSA)) Little is known about how the proteins forming…

Published: May 20, 2015

Nobel Laureate Dr. Bert Sakmann awarded 2015 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor

(Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience) Bert Sakmann, M.D., Ph.D., Max Planck Florida…

Published: May 19, 2015

Blog Posts (Ion channels)

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Uncomfortably numb: The people who feel no pain

Researchers have identified a third gene that causes congenital insensitivity to pain when…

Published: May 25, 2015

Jobs (Ion channels)

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Postdoctoral Research Scientist with Expertise in Electrophysiology

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Clinical NeurosciencesSalary: Not specified

Posted: May 28, 2015