Recent Ion channels Journal Articles

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Emergence of ion channel modal gating from independent subunit kinetics.

Published: Aug 23, 2016 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

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Modelling modal gating of ion channels with hierarchical Markov models

Published: Jul 31, 2016 in Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences

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News Articles (Ion channels)

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Scientists devise new route to synthesize insecticide in 15 steps

For chemists like Sarah Reisman, professor of chemistry at Caltech, synthesizing molecules is like…

Published: Aug 26, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

New process halves the steps required to synthesize (+)-ryanodol

(Phys.org)—A trio of research chemists at California Institute of Technology has found a way…

Published: Aug 26, 2016

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Atomic level analysis reveals how two classes of calcium channel blockers produce different effects

An atomic level analysis has revealed how two classes of calcium channel blockers, widely prescribed…

Published: Aug 25, 2016

Atrial fibrillation / Cardiology / Hypertension / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology / Pain

DNA methylation changes that alter excitability may be involved in neuropsychiatric diseases

Diseases such as epilepsy, neuropathic pain, anxiety, depression, drug addiction and Alzheimer's are…

Published: Aug 24, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Calcium channel blockers caught in the act at atomic level

Atomic level analysis has revealed how two classes of calcium channel blockers, widely prescribed…

Published: Aug 24, 2016

Atrial fibrillation / Cardiology / Hypertension / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology / Pain

Discovery of mechanism that alters neural excitability offers window into neuropsychiatric disease

Diseases such as epilepsy, neuropathic pain, anxiety, depression, drug addiction and Alzheimer's are…

Published: Aug 23, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Mechanism that alters neural excitability offers window into neuropsychiatric disease

Researchers show, for the first time, that the well-known mechanism of gene expression control --…

Published: Aug 23, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Low selenium levels linked to liver cancer risk? An interview with Dr David Hughes

Food provides us with a variety of substances we need to maintain life. These substances are…

Published: Aug 22, 2016

Breast cancer / Cancer / Diabetes / Genetics / Hepatology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology / Nutrition / Prostate cancer / Virology

Refining optogenetic methods to map synaptic connections in the brain

A fundamental question in neuroscience is how neuronal circuits give rise to brain function, as…

Published: Aug 19, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Can’t stand the heat? Study reveals how we work out if we’re too hot

With temperatures soaring across the UK, our ability to detect and avoid places that are too warm is…

Published: Aug 17, 2016

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

Blog Posts (Ion channels)

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Trendy Moderna’s single-asset CF pact with Vertex marks a new phase of dealmaking

Just a few days after Moderna wrapped up a $200 million-upfront research deal with Merck, the Boston…

Published: Jul 06, 2016

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Tarantula toxin untangles pain pathways

A toxin isolated from the Togo starburst tarantula provides new insights into pain mechanisms and…

Published: Jun 06, 2016

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

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

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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

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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

Jobs (Ion channels)

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Maternity Cover)

Queen Mary University of London - William Harvey Research InstituteSalary: Not specified

Posted: Aug 22, 2016

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Postdoctoral fellowships in molecular mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias

Postdoctoral positions are immediately available in the Nattel Labs at the Montreal Heart…

Posted: Aug 19, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Postdoctoral Research Associate in NHP Neuroscience (3 posts)

University of Oxford - Department of Experimental PsychologySalary: Not specified

Posted: Jul 27, 2016

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Research Fellow in Neurodegeneration

University of Southampton - Biological Sciences ResearchSalary: Not specified

Posted: Jul 27, 2016

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Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Behavioral Neuroscience

Call for a Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Behavioral Neuroscience – Tel Aviv University The…

Posted: Jul 27, 2016

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Decision Making

University of Oxford - Department of Experimental PsychologySalary: Not specified

Posted: Jul 26, 2016

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Postdoctoral position in cellular and circuit neuroscience

We are looking for a motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our laboratory “Neural circuits for…

Posted: Jul 18, 2016

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant – Neural Mechanisms of Behavioural Control

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (NDCN), FMRIBSalary: Not…

Posted: Jul 14, 2016

Artificial intelligence / Computer science / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Research Fellow in DMPK (Fixed Term)

University of Sussex - School of Life Sciences - Sussex Drug Discovery CentreSalary: Not specified

Posted: Jul 11, 2016

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Research Fellow in Electrophysiology

University of Sussex - School of Life Sciences / Sussex Drug Discovery CentreSalary: Not specified

Posted: Jul 11, 2016

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