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Mammalian Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) Cation Channels

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    Chapter 1 TRP Channels and Thermosensation
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    Chapter 2 TRPs in Mechanosensing and Volume Regulation
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    Chapter 3 TRPs as Chemosensors (ROS, RNS, RCS, Gasotransmitters)
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    Chapter 4 Photosensitive TRPs.
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    Chapter 5 TRPs in Taste and Chemesthesis
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    Chapter 6 TRPs and Pain.
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    Chapter 7 TRPs in Hearing.
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    Chapter 8 TRPs in Olfaction
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    Chapter 9 Evolutionarily Conserved, Multitasking TRP Channels: Lessons from Worms and Flies
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    Chapter 10 Structural Biology of TRP Channels
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    Chapter 11 High-Resolution Views of TRPV1 and Their Implications for the TRP Channel Superfamily
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    Chapter 12 Physiological Functions and Regulation of TRPC Channels
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    Chapter 13 The TRPCs–STIM1–Orai Interaction
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    Chapter 14 The TRPC Family of TRP Channels: Roles Inferred (Mostly) from Knockout Mice and Relationship to ORAI Proteins
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    Chapter 15 TRPs: Modulation by Drug-Like Compounds
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    Chapter 16 TRP Channels in Reproductive (Neuro)Endocrinology
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    Chapter 17 Modulation of TRP Ion Channels by Venomous Toxins
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    Chapter 18 Phosphoinositide Regulation of TRP Channels
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    Chapter 19 TRP Modulation by Natural Compounds
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    Chapter 20 What Do We Really Know and What Do We Need to Know: Some Controversies, Perspectives, and Surprises
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Chapter title
Evolutionarily Conserved, Multitasking TRP Channels: Lessons from Worms and Flies
Chapter number 9
Book title
Mammalian Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) Cation Channels
Published in
Handbook of experimental pharmacology, January 2014
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-05161-1_9
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Book ISBNs
978-3-31-905160-4, 978-3-31-905161-1
Authors

Kartik Venkatachalam, Junjie Luo, Craig Montell, Venkatachalam, Kartik, Luo, Junjie, Montell, Craig

Abstract

The Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) channel family is comprised of a large group of cation-permeable channels, which display an extraordinary diversity of roles in sensory signaling. TRPs allow animals to detect chemicals, mechanical force, light, and changes in temperature. Consequently, these channels control a plethora of animal behaviors. Moreover, their functions are not limited to the classical senses, as they are cellular sensors, which are critical for ionic homeostasis and metabolism. Two genetically tractable invertebrate model organisms, Caenorhabditis elegans and Drosophila melanogaster, have led the way in revealing a wide array of sensory roles and behaviors that depend on TRP channels. Two overriding themes have emerged from these studies. First, TRPs are multitasking proteins, and second, many functions and modes of activation of these channels are evolutionarily conserved, including some that were formerly thought to be unique to invertebrates, such as phototransduction. Thus, worms and flies offer the potential to decipher roles for mammalian TRPs, which would otherwise not be suspected.

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Student > Doctoral Student 4 5%
Other 10 13%
Unknown 16 20%
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Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 18%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 12 15%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 4%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 4%
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