The TRP channels, a remarkably functional family

Craig Montell, Lutz Birnbaumer, Veit Flockerzi

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TRP cation channels display an extraordinary assortment of selectivities and activation mechanisms, some of which represent previously unrecognized modes for regulating ion channels. Moreover, the biological roles of TRP channels appear to be equally diverse and range from roles in pain perception to male aggression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)595-598
Number of pages4
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 8 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology

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    Montell, C., Birnbaumer, L., & Flockerzi, V. (2002). The TRP channels, a remarkably functional family. Cell, 108(5), 595-598.