Jorge E Contreras

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Voltage profile along the permeation pathway of an open channel
    Jorge E Contreras
    Molecular Neurophysiology Section, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biophys J 99:2863-9. 2010
  2. pmc Gating at the selectivity filter in cyclic nucleotide-gated channels
    Jorge E Contreras
    Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 3701, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:3310-4. 2008
  3. pmc Access of quaternary ammonium blockers to the internal pore of cyclic nucleotide-gated channels: implications for the location of the gate
    Jorge E Contreras
    Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 02892, USA
    J Gen Physiol 127:481-94. 2006

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Publications3

  1. pmc Voltage profile along the permeation pathway of an open channel
    Jorge E Contreras
    Molecular Neurophysiology Section, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biophys J 99:2863-9. 2010
    ..By focusing the transmembrane potential across the selectivity filter, the electromotive driving force is coupled with the movement of permeant ions in the filter, maximizing the efficiency of this process...
  2. pmc Gating at the selectivity filter in cyclic nucleotide-gated channels
    Jorge E Contreras
    Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 3701, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:3310-4. 2008
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  3. pmc Access of quaternary ammonium blockers to the internal pore of cyclic nucleotide-gated channels: implications for the location of the gate
    Jorge E Contreras
    Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 02892, USA
    J Gen Physiol 127:481-94. 2006
    ..Therefore, in the context of Kv channels, our observations suggest that the regions involved in opening and closing the permeation pathways in these two types of channels are different...