Effects of Na+ on the Predominant K+ Channel in the Tonoplast of Chara: Decrease of Conductance by Blocks in 100 Nanosecond Range and Induction of Oligo- or Poly-subconductance Gating Modes

Effects of Na+ on the Predominant K+ Channel in the Tonoplast of Chara: Decrease of Conductance... We present three mechanisms by which Na+ inhibits the open channel currents of the predominant K+ channel in the tonoplast of Chara corallina: (i) Fast block, i.e., short (100 ns range) interruptions of the open channel current which are determined by open channel noise analysis, (ii): Oligo-subconductance mode, i.e., a gating mode which occurs preferentially in the presence of Na+; this mode comprises a discrete number (here 3) of open states with smaller conductances than normal, and (iii): Polysubconductance mode, i.e., a gating mode with a nondiscrete, large number (>30) of states with smaller conductances than the main open channel conductance. This novel mode has also been observed only in the presence of Na+. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Membrane Biology Springer Journals

Effects of Na+ on the Predominant K+ Channel in the Tonoplast of Chara: Decrease of Conductance by Blocks in 100 Nanosecond Range and Induction of Oligo- or Poly-subconductance Gating Modes

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2000 by Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Subject
Life Sciences; Biochemistry, general; Human Physiology
ISSN
0022-2631
eISSN
1432-1424
D.O.I.
10.1007/s002320001057
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