Mechanosensitive Ion Channels, Part A

Other | September 1, 2011

bySimon, Sidney A., Sidney A. Simon

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Current Topics in Membranesprovides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. Each volume is a guest edited compendium of membrane biology. This series has been a mainstay for practicing scientists and students interested in this critical field of biology. Articles covered in the volume include The Mechanical Properties of Bilayers; Molecular Dynamic Modeling of MS Channels; Structures of the Prokaryotic Mechanosensitive; Channels MscL and MscS; 3.5 Billion Years of Mechanosensory Transduction: Structure and Function of Mechanosensitive Channels in Prokaryotes; Activation of Mechanosensitive Ion Channels by Forces Transmitted through Integrins and the Cytoskeleton; Thermodynamics of Mechanosensitivity; Flexoelectricity and Mechanotransduction; Lipid Effects on Mechanosensitive Channels; Functional Interactions of the Extracellular Matrix with Mechanosensitive Channels; MSCL: The Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channel of Large Conductance; The Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channel MscS: Emerging Principles of Gating and Modulation; Structure function relations of MscS; The MscS Cytoplasmic Domain and its Conformational Changes upon the Channel Gating; Microbial TRP Channels and Their Mechanosensitivity; MSCS-Like Proteins in Plants; Delivering Force and Amplifying Signals in Plant Mechanosensing; MS Channels in Tip Growing Systems.

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Current Topics in Membranesprovides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. Each volume is a guest edited compendium of membrane biology. This series has been a mainstay for practicing scientists and students interested in this critical field of biology. Article...

Format:OtherDimensions:448 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:September 1, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080488633

ISBN - 13:9780080488639

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Chapter 1.1: The Mechanical Properties of Bilayers
Chapter 1.2: Molecular Dynamic Modeling of MS Channels
Chapter 1.3: Structures of the Prokaryotic Mechanosensitive Channels MscL and MscS
Chapter 1.4: 3.5 Billion Years of Mechanosensory Transduction: Structure and Function of Mechanosensitive Channels in Prokaryotes
Chapter 1.5: Activation of Mechanosensitive Ion Channels by Forces Transmitted through Integrins and the Cytoskeleton
Chapter 1.6: Thermodynamics of Mechanosensitivity
Chapter 1.7: Flexoelectricity and Mechanotransduction
Chapter 1.8: Lipid Effects on Mechanosensitive Channels
Chapter 1.9: Functional Interactions of the Extracellular Matrix with Mechanosensitive Channels
Chapter 1.10: MSCL: The Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channel of Large Conductance
Chapter 1.11: The Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channel MscS: Emerging Principles of Gating and Modulation
Chapter 1.12: Structure function relations of MscS
Chapter 1.13: The MscS Cytoplasmic Domain and its Conformational Changes upon the Channel Gating
Chapter 1.14: Microbial TRP Channels and Their Mechanosensitivity
Chapter 1.15: MSCS-Like Proteins in Plants
Chapter 1.16: Delivering Force and Amplifying Signals in Plant Mechanosensing
Chapter 1.17: MS Channels in Tip Growing Systems