mechanosensitive channel

mechanosensitive channel

A cell membrane ion channel that is opened by stretching of the membrane.
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TRP channels and Oxt, the main mechanosensitive channel and chemical mediator in pain relief, are the key elements of this review [38, 54, 55].
Gottlieb, "Xerocytosis is caused by mutations that alter the kinetics of the mechanosensitive channel PIEZO1," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Kung, "Mutations in a bacterial mechanosensitive channel change the cellular response to osmotic stress," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
I propose construction of a synthetic cell in which an osmoregulatory transporter and mechanosensitive channel form a minimal volume regulatory network.
The first mechanosensitive channel to be crystallized was MscL -- not the protein in E.
elegans and the identification, purification, and reconstitution of a mechanosensitive channel from E.
Membrane topology and multimeric structure of a mechanosensitive channel protein of Escherichia coli.
Gadolinium ions block mechanosensitive channels by altering the packing and lateral pressure of anionic lipids.
Membrane embedded Mechanosensitive channels (MS) are important for plant osmosensing machinery (Peyronnet et al., 2014).
Gomez, "[Ca.sup.2+] influx through mechanosensitive channels inhibits neurite outgrowth in opposition to other influx pathways and release from intracellular stores," The Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
Collectively, these results suggest that mechanosensitive channels, which may be linked to Src kinase activation, govern [Ca.sup.2+] homeostasis in cells grown on ripples.