Recommended Readings: Lily Jan Ph.D. Friday Oct. 23, 2009

Friday Lecture Series

Recent Studies of Potassium Channels and Calcium-activated Chloride Channels

Lily Jan, Ph.D.,

Jack and Delores Change Endowed Chair in Physiology and Biophysics

University of California San Francisco, Investigator, HHMI

October 23, 2009

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

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Articles:

Horresh I, Poliak S, Grant S, et al..  2008. Multiple Molecular Interactions Determine the Clustering of Caspr2 and Kv1 Channels in Myelinated Axons. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE 28(52): 14213-14222

Goldberg EM, Clark BD, Zagha E, et al..  2008. K+ channels at the axon initial segment dampen near-threshold excitability of neocortical fast-spiking GABAergic interneurons. NEURON 58 (3): 387-400

Kole MHP, Letzkus JJ, Stuart GJ.  2007. Axon initial segment Kv1 channels control axonal action potential waveform and synaptic efficacy. NEURON 55( 4): 633-647

Gu C, Zhou W, Puthenveedu MA, et al.  2006.  The microtubule plus-end tracking protein EB1 is required for Kv1 voltage-gated K+ channel axonal targeting. NEURON 52(5 ): 803-816

Kleopa KA, Elman LB, Lang B, et al.  2006.  Neuromyotonia and limbic encephalitis sera target mature Shaker-type K+ channels: subunit specificity correlates with clinical manifestations. BRAIN 129(Part 6):1570-1584

Hasband MN, Park EW, Zhen DK, et al.  2002.  Clustering of neuronal potassium channels is independent of their interaction with PSD-95. JOURNAL OF CELL BIOLOGY 159(4): 663-672

Poliak S, Gollan L, Martinez R, et al.  1999.  Caspr2, a new member of the neurexin superfamily, is localized at the juxtaparanodes of myelinated axons and associates with K+ channels.  NEURON 24(4): 1037-1047

Klumpp DJ, Song EJ, Ito S, et al.  1995.  The Shaker-like potassium channels of the mouse rod  bipolar cell and their contributions to the membrane current. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE 15 (7): 5004-5013 Part 1

Sheng M, Tsaur ML, Jan YN, et al.  1994.  Contrasting subcellular localization of the KV1.2 K+ channel subunit in different neurons of rat brain. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE 14( 4): 2408-2417