• James W. PutneyEmail author
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 993)


This second edition volume will present an updated, state-of-the art description and analysis of the rapidly expanding field of store-operated Ca2+ entry (SOCE). And this first part will deal with the most fundamental mechanistic concepts underlying this process. In this brief introduction, I will try to summarize the historical development of the concept of store-operated Ca2+ entry and say a bit about some recent work that speaks to its general function in cell signaling. Much of the material below is taken from the Introduction to the first edition, updated for the second edition.


Calcium channels Orai STIM1 Oscillations Store-operated channels Mouse models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Signal Transduction Laboratory, Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institute of Environmental Health Sciences – NIHResearch Triangle ParkUSA

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