Ion Channel Factsbook

Ion Channel Factsbook

Extracellular Ligand-Gated Channels

1st Edition - November 16, 1995

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  • Editor: Edward Conley
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080535197

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Description

How do you keep track of basic information on the proteins you work with? Where do you find details of their physicochemical properties, sequence information, gene organization? Are you tired of scanning review articles, primary papers and databases to locate that elusive fact? The Academic Press FactsBook series will satisfy scientists and clinical researchers suffering from information overload. Each volume provides a catalogue of the essential properties of families of molecules. Gene organization, sequence information, physicochemical properties, and biological activity are presented using a common, easy to follow format. Taken together they compile everything you wanted to know about proteins but were too busy to look for.In a set of four inter-related volumes, The Ion Channel FactsBook provides a comprehensive framework of facts about channel molecules central to electrical signalling phenomena in living cells. The first volume is devoted to Extracellular Ligand-Gated Integral Receptor-Channel Families including those molecular complexes activated by: 5-Hydroxytryptamine, ATP, Glutamate, Acetylcholine, GABA, Glycine.

Key Features

  • Nomenclature
  • Expression
  • Sequence analyses
  • Structure and function
  • Electrophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Information retrieval

Table of Contents

  • Extracellular Ligand-Gated Receptor-Channels: Key Facts. Extracellular 5-Hydroxytryptamine-Gated Integral Receptor Channels. Extracellular ATP-Gated Cation Channels (P2xr). AMPA/Kainate-Selective (Non-NMDA) Glutamate Receptor-Channels. NMDA-Selective Glutamate Receptor-Channels. Nicotinic Acetylcholine-Gated Integral Receptors-Channels. Inhibitory Chloride Channels Gated By Gamma-Amino-Butyric Acid. Inhibitory Chloride Channels Gated By Glycine.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 426
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1995
  • Published: November 16, 1995
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080535197

About the Serial Volume Editor

Edward Conley

About the Series Volume Editor

William Brammar

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Leicester, U.K.

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