Jorge E. Contreras
Jorge E. Contreras
Associate Professor, UC Davis
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Metabolic inhibition induces opening of unapposed connexin 43 gap junction hemichannels and reduces gap junctional communication in cortical astrocytes in culture
JE Contreras, HA Sánchez, EA Eugenín, D Speidel, M Theis, K Willecke, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 (1), 495-500, 2002
New roles for astrocytes: gap junction hemichannels have something to communicate
MVL Bennett, JE Contreras, FF Bukauskas, JC Sáez
Trends in neurosciences 26 (11), 610-617, 2003
Gating and regulation of connexin 43 (Cx43) hemichannels
JE Contreras, JC Sáez, FF Bukauskas, MVL Bennett
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100 (20), 11388-11393, 2003
Role of connexin-based gap junction channels and hemichannels in ischemia-induced cell death in nervous tissue
JE Contreras, HA Sánchez, LP Véliz, FF Bukauskas, MVL Bennett, ...
Brain Research Reviews 47 (1-3), 290-303, 2004
Gap junctions, homeostasis, and injury
A De Maio, VL Vega, JE Contreras
Journal of cellular physiology 191 (3), 269-282, 2002
Gap junction hemichannels in astrocytes of the CNS
JC Sáez, JE Contreras, FF Bukauskas, MA Retamal, MVL Bennett
Acta physiologica Scandinavica 179 (1), 9-22, 2003
Hepatitis E virus ORF3 is a functional ion channel required for release of infectious particles
Q Ding, B Heller, JMV Capuccino, B Song, I Nimgaonkar, G Hrebikova, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (5), 1147-1152, 2017
Gating at the selectivity filter in cyclic nucleotide-gated channels
JE Contreras, D Srikumar, M Holmgren
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105 (9), 3310-3314, 2008
Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness syndrome-associated Cx26 mutants produce nonfunctional gap junctions but hyperactive hemichannels when co-expressed with wild type Cx43
IE García, J Maripillán, O Jara, R Ceriani, A Palacios-Munoz, ...
Journal of Investigative Dermatology 135 (5), 1338-1347, 2015
Activation of human polymorphonuclear cells induces formation of functional gap junctions and expression of connexins
M Brañes, J Sáez Carreño
Mechanism of gating by calcium in connexin hemichannels
W Lopez, J Ramachandran, A Alsamarah, Y Luo, AL Harris, JE Contreras
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (49), E7986-E7995, 2016
Insights on the mechanisms of Ca2+ regulation of connexin26 hemichannels revealed by human pathogenic mutations (D50N/Y)
W Lopez, J Gonzalez, Y Liu, AL Harris, JE Contreras
Journal of General Physiology 142 (1), 23-35, 2013
State-dependent FRET reports calcium-and voltage-dependent gating-ring motions in BK channels
P Miranda, JE Contreras, AJR Plested, FJ Sigworth, M Holmgren, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (13), 5217-5222, 2013
Functioning of cx43 hemichannels demonstrated by single channel properties
JE Contreras, JC Sáez, FF Bukauskas, MVL Bennett
Cell communication & adhesion 10 (4-6), 245-249, 2003
Selective connexin43 inhibition prevents isoproterenol-induced arrhythmias and lethality in muscular dystrophy mice
JP Gonzalez, J Ramachandran, LH Xie, JE Contreras, D Fraidenraich
Scientific reports 5 (1), 1-12, 2015
Access of quaternary ammonium blockers to the internal pore of cyclic nucleotide-gated channels: implications for the location of the gate
JE Contreras, M Holmgren
The Journal of general physiology 127 (5), 481-494, 2006
Motifs in the permeation pathway of connexin channels mediate voltage and Ca2+ sensing
AL Harris, JE Contreras
Frontiers in physiology 5, 113, 2014
Divalent regulation and intersubunit interactions of human connexin26 (Cx26) hemichannels
W Lopez, Y Liu, AL Harris, JE Contreras
Channels 8 (1), 1-4, 2014
Gap junctions in inflammatory responses: connexins, regulation and possible functional roles
JC Sáez, R Araya, MC Brañes, M Concha, JE Contreras, EA Eugenín, ...
Current Topics in Membranes 49, 555-579, 1999
Voltage profile along the permeation pathway of an open channel
JE Contreras, J Chen, AY Lau, V Jogini, B Roux, M Holmgren
Biophysical journal 99 (9), 2863-2869, 2010
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