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Science 313 (5784): 183-184

Copyright © 2006 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION:
Calcium Entry Signals--Trickles and Torrents

Donald L. Gill, Maria A. Spassova, Jonathan Soboloff

Two ion channels on the surface of cells control calcium influx, which is critical for cell signaling. One channel allows transient calcium entry and the other slower, more sustained flow.


The authors are in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA. E-mail: dgill{at}umaryland.edu


THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN CITED BY OTHER ARTICLES:
STIM and Orai: Dynamic Intermembrane Coupling to Control Cellular Calcium Signals.
X. Deng, Y. Wang, Y. Zhou, J. Soboloff, and D. L. Gill (2009)
J. Biol. Chem. 284, 22501-22505
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