Latest BK channel Stories
Tiny pores, or channels, embedded in cell membranes are critical to the healthy functioning of cells.
A gene that governs the flow of potassium in and out of cells in blood vessels could provide a new avenue for controlling blood pressure.
BK channels (large-conductance, Ca2+-dependent K+ channels) are essential for the regulation of important biological processes such as smooth muscle tone and neuronal excitability.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have identified a new anticonvulsant compound that has the potential to stop the development of epilepsy. The findings are published in the current issue of the journal Epilepsia.
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