Calcium-Activated Chloride Channels

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Acad. Press, 2002 - Science - 441 pages
This volume draws together studies on the diverse group of calcium-activated chloride channels (CaCCS) in one comprehensive format. The characteristics of CaCCs identified in a number of different systems are described by experts in the field. Channels discussed include those described in cardiac, neuronal, endothelial and epithelial systems, in addition to sections on the CaCC of Xenopus Oocytes and the newly identified family of CLCA proteins.

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* Includes description of CaCCs in excitable and non-excitable tissues
* Reviews identification and cloning of the CLCA protein family
* Contains section on CaCCs in Xenopus Oocytes

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Contents

The Endogenous CalciumActivated CI Channel
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Mechanisms of Gating of ClCa Channels in Oocytes
11
Anion Permeation in ClCa Channels
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C.R. Fuller is the Roanoke Electric Steel Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

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