Chapter 3. Ion Channels in Biological Membranes – General Principles

  1. Prof. Dr. Meir Shinitzky
  1. Rami Rahamimoff1,
  2. Simona Ginsburg2,
  3. Gavriel Barkai1,
  4. Boaz Cook1,
  5. Jackie Edry-Schiller1,
  6. Igor Kaiserman1,
  7. Alon Meir1,
  8. Michal Roll1,
  9. Mary Kate Worden3 and
  10. Nilly Yakir1

Published Online: 4 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616114.ch3

Biomembranes: Structural and Functional Aspects

Biomembranes: Structural and Functional Aspects

How to Cite

Rahamimoff, R., Ginsburg, S., Barkai, G., Cook, B., Edry-Schiller, J., Kaiserman, I., Meir, A., Roll, M., Worden, M. K. and Yakir, N. (1994) Ion Channels in Biological Membranes – General Principles, in Biomembranes: Structural and Functional Aspects (ed M. Shinitzky), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616114.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Department of Membrane Research and Biophysics, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76120, Israel

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physiology, Bernard Katz Minerva Center for Cell Biophysics, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 2

    Open University, Tel Aviv, Israel

  3. 3

    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 and Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527300228

Online ISBN: 9783527616114

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Keywords:

  • lipid bilayers;
  • channels;
  • ionic channel;
  • channel function;
  • perrneabilized vesicle

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Methodology of ion channel recording

  • Characterization of channels: Ion permeation

  • Kinetic properties of ion channels

  • Regulation of ion channel activity and cell function: Three examples

  • Acknowledgements

  • References