Ion channels in the central regulation of energy and glucose homeostasis

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Sohn, Jong-Woo;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience,volume 7 (issn: 1662-4548, eissn: 1662-453X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00085, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00085/full, pmc: PMC3661948
  • Subject: K channels | Review Article | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | ionotropic glutamate receptors (iGluRs) | RC321-571 | GABA-A receptors | diabetes mellitus | GABAA receptors | K+ channels | patch clamp electrophysiology | obesity | TRPC channels | Endocrinology

Ion channels are critical regulators of neuronal excitability and synaptic function in the brain. Recent evidence suggests that ion channels expressed by neurons within the brain are responsible for regulating energy and glucose homeostasis. In addition, the central eff... View more
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