Structural studies of the actions of anesthetic drugs on the γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptor.

Akk G., Steinbach J.H. (2011) Structural studies of the actions of anesthetic drugs on the γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptor. Anesthesiology, 115(6):1338-48.

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Use of concatemers of ligand-gated ion channel subunits to study mechanisms of steroid potentiation.

Steinbach J.H., Akk G. (2011) Use of concatemers of ligand-gated ion channel subunits to study mechanisms of steroid potentiation. Anesthesiology, 115(6):1328-37.

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Functional characterization of the α5(Asn398) variant associated with risk for nicotine dependence in the α3β4α5 nicotinic receptor.

Li P., McCollum M., Bracamontes J., Steinbach J.H., Akk G. (2011) Functional characterization of the α5(Asn398) variant associated with risk for nicotine dependence in the α3β4α5 nicotinic receptor. Molecular pharmacology, 80(5):818-27.

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Activation and modulation of human α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by the neonicotinoids clothianidin and imidacloprid.

Li P., Ann J., Akk G. (2011) Activation and modulation of human α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by the neonicotinoids clothianidin and imidacloprid. Journal of neuroscience research, 89(8):1295-301.

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Occupation of either site for the neurosteroid allopregnanolone potentiates the opening of the GABAA receptor induced from either transmitter binding site.

Bracamontes J., McCollum M., Esch C., Li P., Ann J., Steinbach J.H., Akk G. (2011) Occupation of either site for the neurosteroid allopregnanolone potentiates the opening of the GABAA receptor induced from either transmitter binding site. Molecular pharmacology, 80(1):79-86.

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Pharmacology of structural changes at the GABA(A) receptor transmitter binding site.

Akk G., Li P., Bracamontes J., Wang M., Steinbach J.H. (2011) Pharmacology of structural changes at the GABA(A) receptor transmitter binding site. British journal of pharmacology, 162(4):840-50.

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