Expression and Activity of Acid-Sensing Ion Channels in the Mouse Anterior Pituitary

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Jianyang Du; Leah R Reznikov; Michael J Welsh;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115310, pmc: PMC4266673
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Ligand-Gated Ion Channels | Neuroscience | Physiology | Molecular Neuroscience | Medicine | Ion Channels | Cellular Neuroscience | Brain Electrophysiology | Q | R | Electrophysiology | Proteins | Science | Biochemistry | Developmental Neuroscience | Medicine and Health Sciences | Neurophysiology | Biophysics

Acid sensing ion channels (ASICs) are proton-gated cation channels that are expressed in the nervous system and play an important role in fear learning and memory. The function of ASICs in the pituitary, an endocrine gland that contributes to emotions, is unknown. We so... View more
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