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Newly Cloned Threshold Channels

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, The Heart

  1. Dorothy A. Hanck1,
  2. Ruth L. Martin1,
  3. Jan Tytgat2,
  4. Chris Ulens2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020118

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Hanck, D. A., Martin, R. L., Tytgat, J. and Ulens, C. 2011. Newly Cloned Threshold Channels. Comprehensive Physiology. 693–708.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

  2. 2

    Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    The Pacemaker Current (If, Ih, or HCN)
  • 2
    Molecular Cloning
  • 3
    Structure of HCN Channels
  • 4
    Distribution Patterns of HCN Genes
  • 5
    Biophysical Properties of HCN Channels
  • 6
    Low-Voltage Activated Calcium Channels
  • 7
    Molecular Cloning and Distribution
  • 8
    Structure
  • 9
    Biophysics
    • 9.1
      Comparison of α1G, α1H, and α1I
    • 9.2
      How Voltage Dependent Are T-type Calcium Channels?
    • 9.3
      Selectivity and Block of T-Type Calcium Channels
  • 10
    Summary