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Table of Contents

Part I. Structural and Molecular Bases of Ion Channel Function

1 Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels and Electrical Excitablility of the Heart

2 Calcium Channels in the Heart

3 Voltage-Regulated Potassium Channels

4 Structural and Molecular Bases of Inward Rectifier Potassium Channel Function

5 Mammalian Calcium Pumps in Health and Disease

6 Structural and Molecular Bases of Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Ion Channel Function

7 Structural and Molecular Bases of Mitochondrial Ion Channel Function

8 Molecular Organization, Gating, and Function of Gap Junction Channels

Part II. Biophysics of Cardiac Ion Channel Function

9 Biophysics of Normal and Abnormal Cardiac Sodium Channel Function

10 Regulation of Cardiac Calcium Channels

11 KCNQ1/KCNE1 Macromolecular Signaling Complex: Channel Microdomains and Human Disease

12 Structural Determinants and biophysical properties of hERG channel gating

13 Molecular regulation of cardiac inward rectifier potassium channels by pharmacologic agents

14 Cardiac Stretch-Activated Channels and Mechano-Electric Coupling

15 Biophysical Properties of Gap Junctions

16 Excitation-Contraction Coupling

Part III. Intermolecular Interactions and Cardiomyocyte Electrical Function

17 Ion Channel Trafficking in the Heart

18 Macromolecular Complexes and Regulation of the Sodium Channel Nav1.5

19 Calmodulin and CaMKII as Ca2+ switches for cardiac ion channels

20 Macromolecular Complexes and Cardiac Potassium Channels

21 Reciprocity of Cardiac Sodium and Potassium channels in the control of Excitability and Arrhythmias

22 The Intercalated Disc: A Molecular Network that Integrates Electrical Coupling, Intercellular Adhesion, and Cell Excitability

23 Scaffolding Proteins and Ion Channel Diseases

24 Epigenetics


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