• 1862 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
19992022
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Connexins Medicine & Life Sciences
Gap Junctions Medicine & Life Sciences
Connexin 43 Medicine & Life Sciences
Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Cation Channels Medicine & Life Sciences
Astrocytes Medicine & Life Sciences
Ions Medicine & Life Sciences
Mutation Medicine & Life Sciences
Cysteine Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2011 2022

Ion Channels
Nervous System
Latin America
Research Personnel
Hispanic Americans
Connexin 43
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Cardiomyopathies
Inbred mdx Mouse
Dystrophin
Connexins
Connexin 43
Mutation
Deafness
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
Connexins
Mutation
Connexin 43
Physiological Phenomena
Peptides

Research Output 1999 2020

  • 1862 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 22 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 3 Comment/debate
  • 1 Chapter

Uncoupled permeation through large-pore channels: ions and molecules don't always ride together

Gaete, P. S. & Contreras, J. E., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Physiology. 598, 2, p. 209-210 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Citation (Scopus)

The connexin26 human mutation N14K disrupts cytosolic intersubunit interactions and promotes channel opening

Capuccino, J. M. V., Chatterjee, P., García, I. E., Botello-Smith, W. M., Zhang, H., Harris, A. L., Luo, Y. & Contreras, J. E., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of General Physiology. 151, 3, p. 328-341 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mutation
Connexins
Deafness
Nonparametric Statistics
Permeability
1 Citation (Scopus)

Normalization of connexin 43 protein levels prevents cellular and functional signs of dystrophic cardiomyopathy in mice

Gonzalez, J. P., Ramachandran, J., Himelman, E., Badr, M. A., Kang, C., Nouet, J., Fefelova, N., Xie, L. H., Shirokova, N., Contreras, J. E. & Fraidenraich, D., Apr 1 2018, In : Neuromuscular Disorders. 28, 4, p. 361-372 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Connexin 43
Cardiomyopathies
Inbred mdx Mouse
Proteins
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
5 Citations (Scopus)

The syndromic deafness mutation G12R impairs fast and slow gating in Cx26 hemichannels

García, I. E., Villanelo, F., Contreras, G. F., Pupo, A., Pinto, B. I., Contreras, J. E., Pérez-Acle, T., Alvarez, O., Latorre, R., Martínez, A. D. & González, C., May 1 2018, In : Journal of General Physiology. 150, 5, p. 697-711 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deafness
Mutation
Phenotype
Connexins
Cochlea
2 Citations (Scopus)

Trovafloxacin attenuates neuroinflammation and improves outcome after traumatic brain injury in mice

Garg, C., Seo, J. H., Ramachandran, J., Loh, J. M., Calderon, F. & Contreras, J. E., Feb 13 2018, In : Journal of Neuroinflammation. 15, 1, 42.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adenosine Triphosphate
Cell Movement
Microglia
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Rotarod Performance Test