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Electrical signaling in the nervous system and heart

We are pleased to present a collection of articles on electrical signaling in the nervous system and heart, which have been curated from recent issues of JGP.

The passage of ions across cell membranes constitutes the ionic basis of electrical signaling in neuronal and cardiac tissue. The channels and transporters that carry these ions are manifold, and each are subject to intrinsic and extrinsic regulation, thus the orchestration of excitability is a complex process. The articles in this collection explore the diverse molecular mechanisms that underlie electrical signaling in the nervous system and heart. They also highlight the multidisciplinary approaches that are being used to dissect the structure-function relationships of the underlying transport proteins.

We hope you enjoy reading the articles, which are all freely available for a limited period.

Image © Tilley et al., 2018

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Miriam Bell; Tom Bartol; Terrence Sejnowski; Padmini Rangamani
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812261
Communication
Richard Z. Lin; Zhongju Lu; Evgeny P. Anyukhovsky; Ya-Ping Jiang; Hong Zhan Wang; Junyuan Gao; Michael R. Rosen; Lisa M. Ballou; Ira S. Cohen
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812293
Communication
Sidharth Tyagi; Tyler R. Bendrick; Dilyana Filipova; Symeon Papadopoulos; Roger A. Bannister
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812237
Communication
Jae Seung Lee; Hae-Jin Kweon; Hyosang Lee; Byung-Chang Suh
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812224
Article
María Micaela López Alarcón; Ainhoa Rodríguez de Yurre; Juan Ignacio Felice; Emiliano Medei; Ariel L. Escobar
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812269
Article
Danna Morales; Tamara Hermosilla; Diego Varela
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812236
Article
Kazuharu Furutani; Kazuharu Furutani; Kunichika Tsumoto; I-Shan Chen; Kenichiro Handa; Yuko Yamakawa; Jon T. Sack; Yoshihisa Kurachi
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812192
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Rocio K. Finol-Urdaneta; Jeffrey R. McArthur; Marcel P. Goldschen-Ohm; Rachelle Gaudet; Denis B. Tikhonov; Boris S. Zhorov; Robert J. French
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812278
Article
Rene Barro-Soria
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812221
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Drew C. Tilley; Juan M. Angueyra; Kenneth S. Eum; Heesoo Kim; Luke H. Chao; Anthony W. Peng; Jon T. Sack
DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201812213
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