Small Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels in Rat Brain

Autoradiographic Localization Using Two Specific Toxins, Apamin and Scyllatoxin
  • Marc Borsotto
Part of the Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology book series (MIPT)


Calcium-dependent potassium channels (KCa channels) are involved in numerous physiological processes such as neurosecretion, action potential, and regulation of repetitive activity (1,2). As regards to their biophysical and pharmacological properties, KCa channels can be divided into three groups called BKCa, IKCa, and SKCa channels.


Myotonic Dystrophy BKCa Channel Lateral Septum Ventral Pallidus Anterior Olfactory Nucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Borsotto
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  1. 1.Institut de Pharmacologie Moéculaire et CellulaireValbonneFrance

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