Fraction of the whole cell Ca2+ current carried by N channel (N-type calcium channel)

Range pig ≤80%: cat 45%: bovine, rat, mouse & human chromaffin cells 30% % of the whole cell Ca2+ current
Organism Mammals
Reference García AG et al., Calcium signaling and exocytosis in adrenal chromaffin cells. Physiol Rev. 2006 Oct86(4):1093-131. DOI: 10.1152/physrev.00039.2005 p.1098 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID17015485
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Comments P.1098 right column 2nd paragraph: "The N channel also shows a high interspecies variability. In the pig it carries as much as 80% of the whole cell calcium channel current (primary source 226) and 45% in the cat (primary source 5) in bovine (primary source 249), rat (primary source 158), mouse (primary source 191) and human chromaffin cells (primary source 162) the N-type fraction accounts for 30% of the whole cell calcium channel current."
Entered by Uri M
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