Recommended Readings: Roderick MacKinnon, M.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Inaugural Bruce Merrifield Distinguished Lecture; Ph.D. Recruitment Lecture

The Incredible Diversity of K+ Channels

Roderick MacKinnon, M.D., John D. Rockefeller Jr. Professor, and head,

Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics, The Rockefeller University;

investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 March 1, 2012

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Hansen, S. B., Tao, X., & MacKinnon, R. (2011). Structural basis of PIP 2 activation of the classical inward rectifier K + channel Kir2.2. Nature, 477(7365), 495-498

Lee, S. -., Banerjee, A., & MacKinnon, R. (2009). Two separate interfaces between the voltage sensor and pore are required for the function of voltage-dependent K + channels. PLoS Biology, 7(3)

Lee, S. -., Lee, A., Chen, J., & MacKinnon, R. (2005). Structure of the KvAP voltage-dependent K + channel and its on the lipid membrane. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102(43), 15441-15446

Long, S. B., Tao, X., Campbell, E. B., & MacKinnon, R. (2007). Atomic structure of a voltage-dependent K+ channel in a lipid membrane-like environment. Nature, 450(7168), 376-382

Schmidt, D., & MacKinnon, R. (2008). Voltage-dependent K + channel gating and voltage sensor toxin sensitivity depend on the mechanical state of the lipid membrane. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(49), 19276-19281

Tao, X., Avalos, J. L., Chen, J., & MacKinnon, R. (2009). Crystal structure of the eukaryotic strong inward-rectifier K + channel Kir2.2 at 3.1 Å resolution. Science, 326(5960), 1668-1674

 

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