Mechanosensitive Ion Channels


ISBN: 978-1-4020-6425-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-6426-5 (Online)
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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXI

  2. Mechanosensitive Channels

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-35

      Experimental Methods of Studying Mechanosensitive Channels and Possible Errors in Data Interpretation

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 37-70

      Role of Lipid Bilayer Mechanics in Mechanosensation

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 71-101

      Mechanosensitive Channels Gated by Membrane Tension

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 103-116

      Computational Studies of the Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channels

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 117-145

      Mechanosensory Transduction in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 147-155

      Mechanosensitive Ion Channels in Odontoblasts

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 157-178

      Potassium Ion Channels in Articular Chondrocytes

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 179-202

      Osmotransduction Through Volume-Sensitive Cl- Channels

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 203-231

      Mechanosensitive Channel TRPV4

  3. Mechanosensitive Signalling Cascades

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 233-233

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 235-251

      Mechanosensitive Purinergic Calcium Signalling in Articular Chondrocytes

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 253-265

      Signal Transduction Pathways Involved in Mechanotransduction in Osteoblastic and Mesenchymal Stem Cells

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 267-289


    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 291-302

      Multimodal Activation and Regulation of Neuronal Mechanosensitive Cation Channels

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 303-327

      Regulation of Intracellular Signal Transduction Pathways by Mechanosensitive Ion Channels

  4. Cell Mechanobiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 329-329

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 331-350

      The Effects of Mechanical Stimulation on Vertebrate Hearts

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 351-378

      Mechanobiology of Fibroblasts

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 379-381