Books and Reviews
Aidley DJ, Stanfield PR. Ion Channels: Molecules in Action. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK; 1996.
Andersen OS, Koeppe RE. Molecular determinants of channel function. Physiol Rev. 1992;72(Suppl):S89–S158.
Ashcroft FM. Ion Channels and Disease: Channelopathies. Academic Press: New York; 2000.
Catterall WA. Cellular and molecular biology of voltage-gated sodium channels. Physiol Rev. 1992;72(Suppl):S15–S48.
Gerasimenko JV, Sherwood M, Tepikin AV, et al. NAADP, cADPR and IP3 all release Ca2+ from the endoplasmic reticulum and an acidic store in the secretory granule area. J Cell Sci. 2006;119(Pt 2):226–238.
Hille B. Ionic Channels of Excitable Membranes. 3rd ed. Sinauer Associates: Sunderland, MA; 2001.
Kim D. Fatty acid–sensitive two-pore domain K+ channels. Trends Pharm Sci. 2003;24:648–654.
Maeda S, Tsukihara T. Structure of the gap junction channel and its implications for biological functions. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2011;68:1115–1129.
Moran MM, McAlexander MA, Bíró T, Szallasi A. Transient receptor potential channels as therapeutic targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2011;10(8):601–620.
Neher E. Ion channels for communication between and within cells. Science. 1992;256:498–502.
Newman RH, Fosbrink MD, Zhang J. Genetically encodable fluorescent biosensors for tracking signaling dynamics in living cells. Chem Rev. 2011;111(5):3614–3666.
Oshima A, Tani K, Hiroaki Y, et al. Three-dimensional structure of a human connexin26 gap junction channel reveals a plug in the vestibule. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104(2):10034–10039.
Pfenniger A, Wohlend A, Kwak BR. Mutations in connexin genes and disease. Eur J Clin Invest. 2011;41:103–116.
Qi H, Moran M, Navarro B, et al. All four CatSper ion channel proteins are required for male fertility and sperm cell hyperactivated motility. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104(4):1219–1223.
Sakmann B, Neher E. Single Channel Recording. 2nd ed. Plenum Press: New York; 1995.
Unwin N. Refined structure of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor at 4A resolution. J Mol Biol. 2005;346(4):967–989.
Unwin N, Fujiyoshi Y. Gating movement of acetylcholine receptor caught by plunge-freezing. J Mol Biol. 2012;422(5):617–634.
Wei CJ, Xu X, Lo CW. Connexins and cell signaling in development and disease. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2004;20:811–838.
White TW. Nonredundant gap junction functions. News Physiol Sci. 2003;18:95–99 [(Fig. 1B is a dendrogram of 20 human connexin proteins.)].
Wollmuth LP, Sobolevsky AI. Structure and gating of the glutamate receptor ion channel. Trends Neurosci. 2004;27:321–328.
Zouridakis M, Zisimopoulou P, Poulas K, Tzartos SJ. Recent advances in understanding the structure of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Life Sci. 2009;61:407–423.
Bergoffen J, Scherer SS, Wang S, et al. Connexin mutations in X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Science. 1993;262:2039–2042.
Hamill OP, Marty A, Neher E, et al. Improved patch-clamp techniques for high resolution current recording from cells and cell-free membrane patches. Pflugers Arch. 1981;391:85–100.
Ho K, Nichols CG, Lederer J, et al. Cloning and expression of an inwardly rectifying ATP-regulated potassium channel. Nature. 1993;362:31–38.
Ma L, Zhang X, Chen H. TWIK-1 two-pore domain potassium channels change ion selectivity and conduct inward leak sodium currents in hypokalemia. Sci Signal. 2011;4:ra37 [1–10].
Maeda S, Nakagawa S, Suga M, et al. Structure of the connexin 26 gap junction channel at 3.5 Å resolution. Nature. 2009;458:597–602.
Ramsey IS, Moran MM, Chong JA, Clapham DE. A voltage-gated proton-selective channel lacking the pore domain. Nature. 2006;440(7088):1213–1216.
Ressot C, Bruzzone R. Connexin channels in Schwann cells and the development of the X-linked form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Brain Res Rev. 2000;32:192–202.
Sigworth FJ, Neher E. Single Na-channel currents observed in cultured rat muscle cells. Nature. 1980;287:447–449.
Unwin N. Refined structure of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor at 4 Å resolution. J Mol Biol. 2005;346:967–989.