Journal of General Physiology

Rockefeller University Press
United States

Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA


Controlling arterial tone and blood flow in the brain

Researchers have performed the first human-based study to identify calcium channels in cerebral arteries and determine the distinct role each channel plays in helping control blood flow to the brain. The study appears in ...

Medical research

Nicotine works inside cells to reinforce addiction: study

When a person takes a puff on a cigarette, nicotine floods into the brain, latching onto receptors on the surface of neurons and producing feelings of happiness. But nicotine does not simply stay on the surface of cells—the ...

Medical research

Leaky channels could contribute to unusual heart arrhythmias

Leaks are not just problems for plumbers and politicians; researchers in Canada reveal how leaky transmembrane channels could cause disruptions in normal heart function. The study, published in The Journal of General Physiology, ...

page 1 from 5