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  1. Seminar: Calcium Homeostasis in Mammalian Rod and Cone Photoreceptors

    Vladimir Kefalov, Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis will be delivering a seminar on “Calcium Homeostasis in Mammalian Rod and Cone Photoreceptors” on Wednesday, May 11th at 12:00 Noon in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Calcium plays an important role in the function and health of photoreceptors. Calcium modulates the phototransduction cascade and […]

    Apr 20, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  2. Store-Operated Calcium Entry In Müller Glia Is Controlled By Synergistic Activation Of TRPC And Orai Channels

    There is a new publication out in the Journal of Neuroscience (cover story) from Moran Eye Center scientists, Store-Operated Calcium Entry In Müller Glia Is Controlled By Synergistic Activation Of TRPC And Orai Channels authored by Tünde Molnár, Oleg Yarishkin, Peter Barabas, Anthony Iuso, Bryan William Jones, Robert Marc, Tam Phuong, and David Krizaj.

    Mar 18, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  3. Store-Operated Channels Regulate Intracellular Calcium In Mammalian Rods

    This *very cool* paper in The Journal of Physiology (also featured in the F1000) by authors Tünde Molnar, Peter Barabas, Lutz Birnbaumer, Claudio Punzo, Vladimir Kefalov and David Krizaj examines mechanisms of cytosolic calcium levels in rod photoreceptor cells.

    Jul 20, 2012 — Read more 1 Comment
  4. Notable Papers: The Polymodal Ion Channel Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid 4 Modulates Calcium Flux, Spiking Rate, and Apoptosis of Mouse Retinal Ganglion Cells

    May 19, 2011 — Read more 2 Comments