Recent Ion channels Journal Articles

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Robust neuronal dynamics in premotor cortex during motor planning

Neural activity maintains representations that bridge past and future events, often over many…

Published: Apr 12, 2016 in Nature

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Pharmacotherapy for Pain in a Family With Inherited Erythromelalgia Guided by Genomic Analysis and Functional Profiling

There is a need for more effective pharmacotherapy for chronic pain, including pain in inherited…

Published: Apr 17, 2016 in JAMA Neurology

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain / Radiology

Natural killer cells and single nucleotide polymorphisms of specific ion channels and receptor genes in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.

The aim of this paper was to determine natural killer (NK) cytotoxic activity and if single…

Published: Apr 21, 2016 in The application of clinical genetics

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science

Mechanism of NMDA Receptor Inhibition and Activation.

N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors (NMDARs) are glutamate-gated, calcium-permeable ion channels that…

Published: Apr 23, 2016 in Cell

Ion channels / Life Science

Architecture of the mitochondrial calcium uniporter.

Mitochondria from many eukaryotic clades take up large amounts of calcium (Ca(2+)) via an inner…

Published: May 02, 2016 in Nature

Ion channels / Life Science / Mitochondria

News Articles (Ion channels)

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Blood thinners on ‘as needed’ basis is safe and effective for lowering stroke risk as compared to long-term use

Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a rapid irregular heartbeat caused by pooling blood in the…

Published: May 06, 2016

Atrial fibrillation / Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Stroke

Researchers discover critical new mechanism for genesis of heart failure

A weak heart is unable to pump an adequate amount of blood around the body. In Germany, this…

Published: May 04, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Cardiologists discover new mechanism for pathogenesis of heart failure

A weak heart is unable to pump an adequate amount of blood around the body. In Germany, this…

Published: May 03, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Snapshots of NMDA receptor activation may help in novel drug design

Structural biologists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Janelia Research Campus/HHMI, have…

Published: May 03, 2016

Depression / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience / Schizophrenia

Researchers unveil architecture of mitochondrial calcium uniporter

Researchers revealed the MCU architecture using nuclear magnetic resonance and electron microscopy.…

Published: May 03, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Mitochondria

First structural views of the NMDA receptor in action will aid drug development

Structural biologists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and Janelia Research Campus/HHMI, have…

Published: May 02, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Diagnostic yield of brugada syndrome up with modified leads

(HealthDay)—Use of V1 and V2 leads recorded in the second and third intercostal spaces…

Published: Apr 29, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Turn left! How myosin-Va helps direct neuron growth

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan have discovered a protein complex that…

Published: Apr 28, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience / Protein trafficking

Scientists unravel mystery of disrupted communication between brain cells in Parkinson’s patients

A possible cause has been found for the disrupted communication between brain cells exhibited by…

Published: Apr 27, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

New light shed on causes of movement disorders Parkinson’s disease

A possible cause has been found for the disrupted communication between brain cells exhibited by…

Published: Apr 26, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Blog Posts (Ion channels)

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Thus with a kiss I die: could pufferfish be the key to a Shakespearean poison?

In celebration of the Bard, let’s forensically examine the curious substance that gave Juliet…

Published: Apr 21, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Microbiology / Neuroscience

Scientists Discover Key Neural Pathways that Allow Transition to Sleep

New research sheds light on the neural mechanisms that allow us to transition from wakefulness to…

Published: Apr 16, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Sleep

Why bed bugs have made a horrifying comeback

For 60 years, Americans thought they'd vanquished bedbugs forever. They were wrong. Horribly,…

Published: Apr 05, 2016

Evolution / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

We’re a Whole Lot Closer to a Cure for Itching

Scientists say skin is more than just a barrier to the outside world, a realization that could lead…

Published: Mar 14, 2016

Dermatology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Stinging Scorpion vs. Pain-Defying Mouse

The Southern Grasshopper mouse's ability to tolerate scorpion venom may lead to new ways to treat…

Published: Mar 08, 2016

Evolution / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Researchers Are Using Tarantula Venom To Design New Painkillers

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Tarantula venom may be surprisingly useful.…

Published: Feb 29, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Zika virus and microcephaly: Antivaccine warriors say it’s vaccines that did it! [Respectful Insolence]

Last week, I wrote about how conspiracy theories are flowing fast and furious regarding the Zika…

Published: Feb 11, 2016

AIDS / Breast cancer / Cancer / Climate change / Earth science / Genetics / Immunology / Ion channels / Life Science / Malaria / Medicine / Neuroscience / Virology

A blue light for erections via optogenetics

With a little help from gene therapy and optogenetics, a blue light will get it up. Every now and…

Published: Feb 01, 2016

Gene Therapy / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

How A Neurotoxin in Crabs Causes Brain Damage

High levels of domoic acid in Dungeness and rock crabs has led to a fishing ban by the…

Published: Nov 16, 2015

Hepatology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

In which the NCCIH is questioned… [Respectful Insolence]

Orac’s vacation continues apace. Well, not quite. The main reason I’m in London right…

Published: Sep 09, 2015

Cancer / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Jobs (Ion channels)

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Research Technician II – Molecular Genetics

Security This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which…

Posted: May 05, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Technician II, Product Development

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Technician II, Product Development to participate as…

Posted: May 04, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science

Summer Intern Scientific Lab Assistant I – Ion Channel Electrophysiology

Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one…

Posted: May 04, 2016

Cardiology / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Sr. Research Associate

Sr. Research Associate (Contract) Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets: Experience with biophysical methods…

Posted: May 04, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science

Summer Intern Scientific Lab Assistant I – Ion Channel Electrophysiology

Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one…

Posted: May 04, 2016

Cardiology / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Summer Intern Scientific Lab Assistant I – Ion Channel Electrophysiology

Job Description Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is…

Posted: May 04, 2016

Cardiology / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Scientist I, Electrophysiology, Research

External Posting Title Scientist I, Electrophysiology, Research Job Description The Department of…

Posted: May 04, 2016

Hematology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

Staff Research Associate, MCB (9613C)

Description: About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most…

Posted: May 04, 2016

Dermatology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Nutrition / Virology

Biologist

Job Duties: This position is located in the Research and Development Service of the VA Medical…

Posted: May 04, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Clinical Research Associate II – Minnesota Job

Primary Location: US-MN-Arden Hills Additional Locations: (n/a) Requisition ID: 272655 At Boston…

Posted: May 04, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine