TRPV channels

Authored by: E. Gordon Sharona

Handbook of Ion Channels

Print publication date:  February  2015
Online publication date:  February  2015

Print ISBN: 9781466551404
eBook ISBN: 9781466551428
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Much can be learned from the structural and functional properties shared by the six members of the transient receptor potential vanilloid (TRPV) family of ion channels. In addition, the specializations of each for their physiological roles shed light on the workings of the entire family. This chapter will focus on gating of TRPV1–6 channels, with discussion of permeation, expression patterns, and physiological roles covered elsewhere. 15

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