The latest waves in calcium signaling

Craig Montell

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Abstract

Ca2+ is a universal second messenger that is a key component of myriad processes in all cell types. Perturbations in normal intracellular Ca2+ concentrations underlie many common pathological conditions, ranging from cardiac hypertrophy to ischemic death of neurons. A recent meeting addressed the contributions of Ca2+ and Ca2+ binding proteins to health and disease. Insights gleaned from mechanistic studies offered the potential for new therapeutic approaches to combat a variety of diseases resulting from alterations in Ca2+ homeostasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-163
Number of pages7
JournalCell
Volume122
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 29 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology

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