TRP Channels
(PowerPoint Slides)

Tibor Rohacs*

Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA.


*Contact information. E-mail: tibor.rohacs{at} or tibor.rohacs{at}


Slides are provided for a class covering TRP channels and are part of the course �Cell Signaling Systems: A Course for Graduate Students.� The slides begin with an overview of calcium signaling and then proceed to describe the function, regulation, and activation of different TRP channel families.

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Educational Details

Learning Resource Type: PowerPoint slides

Context: Undergraduate upper division, graduate, professional (degree program)

Intended Users: Teacher, learner

Intended Educational Use: Teach, learn, plan

Discipline: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Structural Biology, Neurobiology

Keywords: TRPC (Classical) family, TRPV (Vanilloid) family, TRPM (Melastain) family, sensory perception, store-operated calcium entry, nociception, thermosensation, mechanosensation, taste, hearing, polycystic kidney disease

Technical Details

Format: PowerPoint (ppt)

Size: 6.24 MB

Requirements: Microsoft PowerPoint

Limits for Use

Cost: Free

Rights: This material may be downloaded for noncommercial, course-teaching purposes only, provided credit to STKE is included by listing the citation for the Teaching Resource.


Citation: T. Rohacs, TRP channels. Sci. STKE2005, tr14 (2005).

© 2005 American Association for the Advancement of Science