Ligia Toro - Publications

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Anesthesiology University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 

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2019 Balderas E, Torres NS, Rosa-Garrido M, Chaudhuri D, Toro L, Stefani E, Olcese R. MitoBK channel is functionally associated with its regulatory β1 subunit in cardiac mitochondria. The Journal of Physiology. PMID 31173379 DOI: 10.1113/JP277769  1
2016 Zhang J, Li M, Zhang Z, Zhu R, Olcese R, Stefani E, Toro L. The mitochondrial BKCa channel cardiac interactome reveals BKCa association with the mitochondrial import receptor subunit Tom22, and the adenine nucleotide translocator. Mitochondrion. PMID 27592226 DOI: 10.1016/j.mito.2016.08.017  1
2016 Ribas V, Drew BG, Zhou Z, Phun J, Kalajian NY, Soleymani T, Daraei P, Widjaja K, Wanagat J, de Aguiar Vallim TQ, Fluitt AH, Bensinger S, Le T, Radu C, Whitelegge JP, ... ... Toro L, et al. Skeletal muscle action of estrogen receptor α is critical for the maintenance of mitochondrial function and metabolic homeostasis in females. Science Translational Medicine. 8: 334ra54. PMID 27075628 DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad3815  1
2016 Iorga A, Li J, Sharma S, Umar S, Bopassa JC, Nadadur RD, Centala A, Ren S, Saito T, Toro L, Wang Y, Stefani E, Eghbali M. Rescue of Pressure Overload-Induced Heart Failure by Estrogen Therapy. Journal of the American Heart Association. 5. PMID 26802104 DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002482  1
2016 Singh H, Li M, Hall L, Chen S, Sukur S, Lu R, Caputo A, Meredith AL, Stefani E, Toro L. MaxiK Channel Interactome Reveals its Interaction with GABA Transporter 3 and Heat Shock Protein 60 in the Mammalian Brain. Neuroscience. PMID 26772433 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.12.058  1
2015 Wu Y, Wu X, Lu R, Zhang J, Toro L, Stefani E. Resonant Scanning with Large Field of View Reduces Photobleaching and Enhances Fluorescence Yield in STED Microscopy. Scientific Reports. 5: 14766. PMID 26424175 DOI: 10.1038/srep14766  1
2015 Wu Y, Wu X, Toro L, Stefani E. Resonant-scanning dual-color STED microscopy with ultrafast photon counting: a concise guide. Methods (San Diego, Calif.). PMID 26123183 DOI: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2015.06.019  1
2015 Cao Q, Zhong XZ, Zou Y, Zhang Z, Toro L, Dong XP. BK Channels Alleviate Lysosomal Storage Diseases by Providing Positive Feedback Regulation of Lysosomal Ca(2+) Release. Developmental Cell. 33: 427-41. PMID 25982675 DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2015.04.010  1
2015 Balderas E, Zhang J, Stefani E, Toro L. Mitochondrial BKCa channel. Frontiers in Physiology. 6: 104. PMID 25873902 DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2015.00104  1
2015 Kundu P, Li M, Lu R, Stefani E, Toro L. Regulation of transcriptional activation function of rat estrogen receptor α (ERα) by novel C-terminal splice inserts. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 401: 202-12. PMID 25451981 DOI: 10.1016/j.mce.2014.11.001  1
2015 Wu X, Toro L, Stefani E, Wu Y. Ultrafast photon counting applied to resonant scanning STED microscopy. Journal of Microscopy. 257: 31-8. PMID 25227160 DOI: 10.1111/jmi.12183  1
2014 Kuntamallappanavar G, Toro L, Dopico AM. Both transmembrane domains of BK β1 subunits are essential to confer the normal phenotype of β1-containing BK channels. Plos One. 9: e109306. PMID 25275635 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109306  1
2014 Zhang Z, Li M, Lu R, Alioua A, Stefani E, Toro L. The angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AT1R) closely interacts with large conductance voltage- and Ca2+-activated K+ (BK) channels and inhibits their activity independent of G-protein activation. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289: 25678-89. PMID 25070892 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M114.595603  1
2014 Toro L, Li M, Zhang Z, Singh H, Wu Y, Stefani E. MaxiK channel and cell signalling. PflüGers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology. 466: 875-86. PMID 24077696 DOI: 10.1007/s00424-013-1359-0  1
2014 Alioua A, Kundu P, Lu R, Stefani E, Toro L. Large Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels Reference Module in Biomedical Research. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.04651-1  1
2013 Singh H, Lu R, Bopassa JC, Meredith AL, Stefani E, Toro L. MitoBK(Ca) is encoded by the Kcnma1 gene, and a splicing sequence defines its mitochondrial location. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 10836-41. PMID 23754429 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1302028110  1
2013 Li M, Zhang Z, Koh H, Lu R, Jiang Z, Alioua A, Garcia-Valdes J, Stefani E, Toro L. The β1-subunit of the MaxiK channel associates with the thromboxane A2 receptor and reduces thromboxane A2 functional effects. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288: 3668-77. PMID 23255603 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M112.426585  1
2012 Singh H, Stefani E, Toro L. Intracellular BK(Ca) (iBK(Ca)) channels. The Journal of Physiology. 590: 5937-47. PMID 22930268 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2011.215533  1
2012 Morera FJ, Alioua A, Kundu P, Salazar M, Gonzalez C, Martinez AD, Stefani E, Toro L, Latorre R. The first transmembrane domain (TM1) of β2-subunit binds to the transmembrane domain S1 of α-subunit in BK potassium channels. Febs Letters. 586: 2287-93. PMID 22710124 DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2012.05.066  1
2012 Singh H, Lu R, Rodríguez PF, Wu Y, Bopassa JC, Stefani E, Toro L. Visualization and quantification of cardiac mitochondrial protein clusters with STED microscopy. Mitochondrion. 12: 230-6. PMID 21982778 DOI: 10.1016/j.mito.2011.09.004  1
2012 Babakhanian M, Fan RE, Mulgaonkar AP, Singh R, Culjat MO, Danesh SM, Toro L, Grundfest W, Melega WP. In vitro cell system for studying molecular mechanisms of action associated with low intensity focused ultrasound Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of Spie. 8214. DOI: 10.1117/12.911602  1
2011 Danesh SM, Kundu P, Lu R, Stefani E, Toro L. Distinct transcriptional regulation of human large conductance voltage- and calcium-activated K+ channel gene (hSlo1) by activated estrogen receptor alpha and c-Src tyrosine kinase. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286: 31064-71. PMID 21757754 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M111.235457  1
2011 Alioua A, Li M, Wu Y, Stefani E, Toro L. Unconventional myristoylation of large-conductance Ca²⁺-activated K⁺ channel (Slo1) via serine/threonine residues regulates channel surface expression. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 10744-9. PMID 21670298 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1008863108  1
2011 Toro L. BK calcium sensitive potassium channel Xpharm: the Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference. 1-18. DOI: 10.1016/B978-008055232-3.63035-1  1
2010 Li M, Tanaka Y, Alioua A, Wu Y, Lu R, Kundu P, Sanchez-Pastor E, Marijic J, Stefani E, Toro L. Thromboxane A2 receptor and MaxiK-channel intimate interaction supports channel trans-inhibition independent of G-protein activation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 19096-101. PMID 20959415 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1002685107  1
2010 Wu Y, Eghbali M, Ou J, Lu R, Toro L, Stefani E. Quantitative determination of spatial protein-protein correlations in fluorescence confocal microscopy. Biophysical Journal. 98: 493-504. PMID 20141764 DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2009.10.037  1
2010 Bopassa JC, Eghbali M, Toro L, Stefani E. A novel estrogen receptor GPER inhibits mitochondria permeability transition pore opening and protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 298: H16-23. PMID 19880667 DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00588.2009  1
2009 Bukiya AN, Vaithianathan T, Toro L, Dopico AM. Channel beta2-4 subunits fail to substitute for beta1 in sensitizing BK channels to lithocholate. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 390: 995-1000. PMID 19852931 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2009.10.091  1
2009 Saito T, Ciobotaru A, Bopassa JC, Toro L, Stefani E, Eghbali M. Estrogen contributes to gender differences in mouse ventricular repolarization. Circulation Research. 105: 343-52. PMID 19608983 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.108.190041  1
2009 Virgen-Ortiz A, Marin JL, Elizalde A, Castro E, Stefani E, Toro L, Muñiz J. Passive mechanical properties of cardiac tissues in heart hypertrophy during pregnancy. The Journal of Physiological Sciences : Jps. 59: 391-6. PMID 19565322 DOI: 10.1007/s12576-009-0047-5  1
2009 Gao L, Pung YF, Zhang J, Chen P, Wang T, Li M, Meza M, Toro L, Cai H. Sepiapterin reductase regulation of endothelial tetrahydrobiopterin and nitric oxide bioavailability. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 297: H331-9. PMID 19429835 DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00007.2009  1
2009 Ou JW, Kumar Y, Alioua A, Sailer C, Stefani E, Toro L. Ca2+- and thromboxane-dependent distribution of MaxiK channels in cultured astrocytes: from microtubules to the plasma membrane. Glia. 57: 1280-95. PMID 19170178 DOI: 10.1002/glia.20847  1
2009 Helguera G, Eghbali M, Sforza D, Minosyan TY, Toro L, Stefani E. Changes in global gene expression in rat myometrium in transition from late pregnancy to parturition. Physiological Genomics. 36: 89-97. PMID 19001510 DOI: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00290.2007  1
2008 Ujwal R, Cascio D, Colletier JP, Faham S, Zhang J, Toro L, Ping P, Abramson J. The crystal structure of mouse VDAC1 at 2.3 A resolution reveals mechanistic insights into metabolite gating. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 17742-7. PMID 18988731 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0809634105  1
2008 Gomes P, Saito T, Del Corsso C, Alioua A, Eghbali M, Toro L, Stefani E. Identification of a functional interaction between Kv4.3 channels and c-Src tyrosine kinase. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 1783: 1884-92. PMID 18620005 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbamcr.2008.06.011  1
2008 Kundu P, Ciobotaru A, Foroughi S, Toro L, Stefani E, Eghbali M. Hormonal regulation of cardiac KCNE2 gene expression. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 292: 50-62. PMID 18611433 DOI: 10.1016/j.mce.2008.06.003  1
2008 Lu R, Alioua A, Kumar Y, Kundu P, Eghbali M, Weisstaub NV, Gingrich JA, Stefani E, Toro L. c-Src tyrosine kinase, a critical component for 5-HT2A receptor-mediated contraction in rat aorta. The Journal of Physiology. 586: 3855-69. PMID 18599541 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2008.153593  1
2008 Bukiya AN, Vaithianathan T, Toro L, Dopico AM. The second transmembrane domain of the large conductance, voltage- and calcium-gated potassium channel beta(1) subunit is a lithocholate sensor. Febs Letters. 582: 673-8. PMID 18242174 DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2008.01.036  1
2008 Alioua A, Lu R, Kumar Y, Eghbali M, Kundu P, Toro L, Stefani E. Slo1 caveolin-binding motif, a mechanism of caveolin-1-Slo1 interaction regulating Slo1 surface expression. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283: 4808-17. PMID 18079116 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M709802200  1
2008 Kundu P, Alioua A, Kumar Y, Lu R, Ou JW, Sanchez-Pastor E, Li M, Stefani E, Toro L. Bk channels: Regulation of expression and physiological impact Structure, Function, and Modulation of Neuronal Voltagegated Ion Channels. 317-342. DOI: 10.1002/9780470429907.ch12  1
2007 Bajwa PJ, Alioua A, Lee JW, Straus DS, Toro L, Lytle C. Fenofibrate inhibits intestinal Cl- secretion by blocking basolateral KCNQ1 K+ channels. American Journal of Physiology. Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 293: G1288-99. PMID 17916649 DOI: 10.1152/ajpgi.00234.2007  1
2007 Kundu P, Alioua A, Stefani E, Toro L. Regulation of mouse Slo gene expression: multiple promoters, transcription start sites, and genomic action of estrogen. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 282: 27478-92. PMID 17635926 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M704777200  1
2007 Savalli N, Kondratiev A, de Quintana SB, Toro L, Olcese R. Modes of operation of the BKCa channel beta2 subunit. The Journal of General Physiology. 130: 117-31. PMID 17591990 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200709803  1
2007 Zarei MM, Song M, Wilson RJ, Cox N, Colom LV, Knaus HG, Stefani E, Toro L. Endocytic trafficking signals in KCNMB2 regulate surface expression of a large conductance voltage and Ca(2+)-activated K+ channel. Neuroscience. 147: 80-9. PMID 17521822 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2007.04.019  1
2007 Bukiya AN, Liu J, Toro L, Dopico AM. Beta1 (KCNMB1) subunits mediate lithocholate activation of large-conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channels and dilation in small, resistance-size arteries. Molecular Pharmacology. 72: 359-69. PMID 17468198 DOI: 10.1124/mol.107.034330  1
2007 Minosyan TY, Lu R, Eghbali M, Toro L, Stefani E. Increased 5-HT contractile response in late pregnant rat myometrium is associated with a higher density of 5-HT2A receptors. The Journal of Physiology. 581: 91-7. PMID 17395633 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2007.129726  1
2006 Eghbali M, Wang Y, Toro L, Stefani E. Heart hypertrophy during pregnancy: a better functioning heart? Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine. 16: 285-91. PMID 17055385 DOI: 10.1016/j.tcm.2006.07.001  1
2006 Rueda A, Song M, Toro L, Stefani E, Valdivia HH. Sorcin modulation of Ca2+ sparks in rat vascular smooth muscle cells. The Journal of Physiology. 576: 887-901. PMID 16931553 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2006.113951  1
2006 Toro B, Cox N, Wilson RJ, Garrido-Sanabria E, Stefani E, Toro L, Zarei MM. KCNMB1 regulates surface expression of a voltage and Ca2+-activated K+ channel via endocytic trafficking signals. Neuroscience. 142: 661-9. PMID 16908104 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2006.06.061  1
2006 Savalli N, Kondratiev A, Toro L, Olcese R. Voltage-dependent conformational changes in human Ca(2+)- and voltage-activated K(+) channel, revealed by voltage-clamp fluorometry. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 12619-24. PMID 16895996 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0601176103  1
2006 Ropero AB, Eghbali M, Minosyan TY, Tang G, Toro L, Stefani E. Heart estrogen receptor alpha: distinct membrane and nuclear distribution patterns and regulation by estrogen. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 41: 496-510. PMID 16876190 DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2006.05.022  1
2006 Orio P, Torres Y, Rojas P, Carvacho I, Garcia ML, Toro L, Valverde MA, Latorre R. Structural determinants for functional coupling between the beta and alpha subunits in the Ca2+-activated K+ (BK) channel. The Journal of General Physiology. 127: 191-204. PMID 16446507 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200509370  1
2006 Tanaka Y, Tang G, Takizawa K, Otsuka K, Eghbali M, Song M, Nishimaru K, Shigenobu K, Koike K, Stefani E, Toro L. Kv channels contribute to nitric oxide- and atrial natriuretic peptide-induced relaxation of a rat conduit artery. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 317: 341-54. PMID 16394199 DOI: 10.1124/jpet.105.096115  1
2006 Lu R, Alioua A, Kumar Y, Eghbali M, Stefani E, Toro L. MaxiK channel partners: physiological impact. The Journal of Physiology. 570: 65-72. PMID 16239267 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2005.098913  1
2005 Zhu N, Eghbali M, Helguera G, Song M, Stefani E, Toro L. Alternative splicing of Slo channel gene programmed by estrogen, progesterone and pregnancy. Febs Letters. 579: 4856-60. PMID 16102753 DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2005.07.069  1
2005 Eghbali M, Deva R, Alioua A, Minosyan TY, Ruan H, Wang Y, Toro L, Stefani E. Molecular and functional signature of heart hypertrophy during pregnancy. Circulation Research. 96: 1208-16. PMID 15905459 DOI: 10.1161/01.RES.0000170652.71414.16  1
2004 Stefani E, Eghbali M, Minosyan T, Alioua A, Toro L. Molecular studies in heart hypertrophy during pregnancy. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility. 25: 607. PMID 16285028  1
2004 Toro L, Alioua A, Mahajan A, Nishimaru K, Zarei MM, Stefani E. MaxiK, c-Src and vasoconstriction. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility. 25: 616-7. PMID 16118856  1
2004 Tanaka Y, Koike K, Toro L. MaxiK channel roles in blood vessel relaxations induced by endothelium-derived relaxing factors and their molecular mechanisms. Journal of Smooth Muscle Research = Nihon Heikatsukin Gakkai Kikanshi. 40: 125-53. PMID 15655302 DOI: JST.JSTAGE/jsmr/40.125  1
2004 Tanaka Y, Yamaki F, Koike K, Toro L. New insights into the intracellular mechanisms by which PGI2 analogues elicit vascular relaxation: cyclic AMP-independent, Gs-protein mediated-activation of MaxiK channel. Current Medicinal Chemistry. Cardiovascular and Hematological Agents. 2: 257-65. PMID 15320791 DOI: 10.2174/1568016043356273  1
2004 Haug T, Olcese R, Toro L, Stefani E. Regulation of K+ flow by a ring of negative charges in the outer pore of BKCa channels. Part II: Neutralization of aspartate 292 reduces long channel openings and gating current slow component. The Journal of General Physiology. 124: 185-97. PMID 15277579 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200308950  1
2004 Haug T, Sigg D, Ciani S, Toro L, Stefani E, Olcese R. Regulation of K+ flow by a ring of negative charges in the outer pore of BKCa channels. Part I: Aspartate 292 modulates K+ conduction by external surface charge effect. The Journal of General Physiology. 124: 173-84. PMID 15277578 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200308949  1
2004 Nishimaru K, Eghbali M, Lu R, Marijic J, Stefani E, Toro L. Functional and molecular evidence of MaxiK channel beta1 subunit decrease with coronary artery ageing in the rat. The Journal of Physiology. 559: 849-62. PMID 15272033 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2004.068676  1
2004 Zarei MM, Eghbali M, Alioua A, Song M, Knaus HG, Stefani E, Toro L. An endoplasmic reticulum trafficking signal prevents surface expression of a voltage- and Ca2+-activated K+ channel splice variant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101: 10072-7. PMID 15226510 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0302919101  1
2004 Nishimaru K, Eghbali M, Stefani E, Toro L. Function and clustered expression of MaxiK channels in cerebral myocytes remain intact with aging. Experimental Gerontology. 39: 831-9. PMID 15130678 DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2004.01.011  1
2004 Tanaka Y, Koike K, Alioua A, Shigenobu K, Stefani E, Toro L. Beta1-subunit of MaxiK channel in smooth muscle: a key molecule which tunes muscle mechanical activity. Journal of Pharmacological Sciences. 94: 339-47. PMID 15107573 DOI: 10.1254/jphs.94.339  1
2004 Pagani R, Song M, McEnery M, Qin N, Tsien RW, Toro L, Stefani E, Uchitel OD. Differential expression of alpha 1 and beta subunits of voltage dependent Ca2+ channel at the neuromuscular junction of normal and P/Q Ca2+ channel knockout mouse. Neuroscience. 123: 75-85. PMID 14667443 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2003.09.019  1
2003 Eghbali M, Toro L, Stefani E. Diminished surface clustering and increased perinuclear accumulation of large conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel in mouse myometrium with pregnancy. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278: 45311-7. PMID 12952984 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M306564200  1
2003 Mokelke EA, Hu Q, Song M, Toro L, Reddy HK, Sturek M. Altered functional coupling of coronary K+ channels in diabetic dyslipidemic pigs is prevented by exercise. Journal of Applied Physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 95: 1179-93. PMID 12777409 DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00972.2002  1
2002 Alioua A, Mahajan A, Nishimaru K, Zarei MM, Stefani E, Toro L. Coupling of c-Src to large conductance voltage- and Ca2+-activated K+ channels as a new mechanism of agonist-induced vasoconstriction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 14560-5. PMID 12391293 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.222348099  1
2002 Toro L, Marijic J, Nishimaru K, Tanaka Y, Song M, Stefani E. Aging, ion channel expression, and vascular function. Vascular Pharmacology. 38: 73-80. PMID 12378825 DOI: 10.1016/S0306-3623(02)00128-3  1
2002 Eghbali M, Olcese R, Zarei MM, Toro L, Stefani E. External pore collapse as an inactivation mechanism for Kv4.3 K+ channels. The Journal of Membrane Biology. 188: 73-86. PMID 12172648 DOI: 10.1007/s00232-001-0173-3  1
2002 Helguera G, Olcese R, Song M, Toro L, Stefani E. Tissue-specific regulation of Ca(2+) channel protein expression by sex hormones. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 1569: 59-66. PMID 11853958 DOI: 10.1016/S0304-4165(01)00234-3  1
2001 Yamaki F, Kaga M, Horinouchi T, Tanaka H, Koike K, Shigenobu K, Toro L, Tanaka Y. MaxiK channel-mediated relaxation of guinea-pig aorta following stimulation of IP receptor with beraprost via cyclic AMP-dependent and -independent mechanisms. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 364: 538-50. PMID 11770009 DOI: 10.1007/s002100100485  1
2001 Garcia-Valdes J, Zamudio FZ, Toro L, Possani LD, Possan LD. Slotoxin, alphaKTx1.11, a new scorpion peptide blocker of MaxiK channels that differentiates between alpha and alpha+beta (beta1 or beta4) complexes. Febs Letters. 505: 369-73. PMID 11576530 DOI: 10.1016/S0014-5793(01)02791-0  1
2001 Song M, Helguera G, Eghbali M, Zhu N, Zarei MM, Olcese R, Toro L, Stefani E. Remodeling of Kv4.3 potassium channel gene expression under the control of sex hormones. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 276: 31883-90. PMID 11427525 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M101058200  1
2001 Zarei MM, Zhu N, Alioua A, Eghbali M, Stefani E, Toro L. A novel MaxiK splice variant exhibits dominant-negative properties for surface expression. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 276: 16232-9. PMID 11278440 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M008852200  1
2001 Marijic J, Li Q, Song M, Nishimaru K, Stefani E, Toro L. Decreased expression of voltage- and Ca(2+)-activated K(+) channels in coronary smooth muscle during aging. Circulation Research. 88: 210-6. PMID 11157674  1
2000 Bravo-Zehnder M, Orio P, Norambuena A, Wallner M, Meera P, Toro L, Latorre R, González A. Apical sorting of a voltage- and Ca2+-activated K+ channel alpha -subunit in Madin-Darby canine kidney cells is independent of N-glycosylation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 13114-9. PMID 11069304 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.240455697  1
2000 Meera P, Wallner M, Toro L. A neuronal beta subunit (KCNMB4) makes the large conductance, voltage- and Ca2+-activated K+ channel resistant to charybdotoxin and iberiotoxin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 5562-7. PMID 10792058 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.100118597  1
1999 Tanaka Y, Mochizuki Y, Hirano H, Aida M, Tanaka H, Toro L, Shigenobu K. Role of MaxiK channels in vasoactive intestinal peptide-induced relaxation of rat mesenteric artery. European Journal of Pharmacology. 383: 291-6. PMID 10594322 DOI: 10.1016/S0014-2999(99)00647-0  1
1999 Song M, Zhu N, Olcese R, Barila B, Toro L, Stefani E. Hormonal control of protein expression and mRNA levels of the MaxiK channel alpha subunit in myometrium. Febs Letters. 460: 427-32. PMID 10556510 DOI: 10.1016/S0014-5793(99)01394-0  1
1999 Wallner M, Meera P, Toro L. Molecular basis of fast inactivation in voltage and Ca2+-activated K+ channels: a transmembrane beta-subunit homolog. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 96: 4137-42. PMID 10097176 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.96.7.4137  1
1999 Jiang Z, Wallner M, Meera P, Toro L. Human and rodent MaxiK channel beta-subunit genes: cloning and characterization. Genomics. 55: 57-67. PMID 9888999 DOI: 10.1006/geno.1998.5627  1
1999 Wallner M, Meera P, Toro L. Chapter 8 Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels in Muscle and Brain Current Topics in Membranes and Transport. 46: 117-140. DOI: 10.1016/S0070-2161(08)60924-7  1
1998 Toro L, Wallner M, Meera P, Tanaka Y. Maxi-K(Ca), a Unique Member of the Voltage-Gated K Channel Superfamily. News in Physiological Sciences : An International Journal of Physiology Produced Jointly by the International Union of Physiological Sciences and the American Physiological Society. 13: 112-117. PMID 11390773  0.88
1998 Alioua A, Tanaka Y, Wallner M, Hofmann F, Ruth P, Meera P, Toro L. The large conductance, voltage-dependent, and calcium-sensitive K+ channel, Hslo, is a target of cGMP-dependent protein kinase phosphorylation in vivo. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 273: 32950-6. PMID 9830046 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.273.49.32950  1
1998 Díaz L, Meera P, Amigo J, Stefani E, Alvarez O, Toro L, Latorre R. Role of the S4 segment in a voltage-dependent calcium-sensitive potassium (hSlo) channel. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 273: 32430-6. PMID 9829973 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.273.49.32430  1
1998 Shih TM, Smith RD, Toro L, Goldin AL. High-level expression and detection of ion channels in Xenopus oocytes. Methods in Enzymology. 293: 529-56. PMID 9711627 DOI: 10.1016/S0076-6879(98)93032-4  1
1998 Tanaka Y, Aida M, Tanaka H, Shigenobu K, Toro L. Involvement of maxi-K(Ca) channel activation in atrial natriuretic peptide-induced vasorelaxation. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 357: 705-8. PMID 9686949 DOI: 10.1007/PL00005228  1
1998 Ottolia M, Platano D, Qin N, Noceti F, Birnbaumer M, Toro L, Birnbaumer L, Stefani E, Olcese R. Functional coupling between human E-type Ca2+ channels and mu opioid receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes. Febs Letters. 427: 96-102. PMID 9613607 DOI: 10.1016/S0014-5793(98)00401-3  1
1998 Roux MJ, Olcese R, Toro L, Bezanilla F, Stefani E. Fast inactivation in Shaker K+ channels. Properties of ionic and gating currents. The Journal of General Physiology. 111: 625-38. PMID 9565401 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.111.5.625  1
1998 Toro L, Wallner M, Meera P, Tanaka Y. Maxi-KCa, a unique member of the voltage-gated K channel superfamily News in Physiological Sciences. 13: 112-117.  1
1997 Meera P, Wallner M, Song M, Toro L. Large conductance voltage- and calcium-dependent K+ channel, a distinct member of voltage-dependent ion channels with seven N-terminal transmembrane segments (S0-S6), an extracellular N terminus, and an intracellular (S9-S10) C terminus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 94: 14066-71. PMID 9391153 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.94.25.14066  1
1997 Olcese R, Latorre R, Toro L, Bezanilla F, Stefani E. Correlation between charge movement and ionic current during slow inactivation in Shaker K+ channels. The Journal of General Physiology. 110: 579-89. PMID 9348329 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.110.5.579  1
1997 Tanaka Y, Meera P, Song M, Knaus HG, Toro L. Molecular constituents of maxi KCa channels in human coronary smooth muscle: predominant alpha + beta subunit complexes. The Journal of Physiology. 502: 545-57. PMID 9279807 DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7793.1997.545bj.x  1
1997 Stefani E, Ottolia M, Noceti F, Olcese R, Wallner M, Latorre R, Toro L. Voltage-controlled gating in a large conductance Ca2+-sensitive K+channel (hslo). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 94: 5427-31. PMID 9144254 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.94.10.5427  1
1997 Nobile M, Olcese R, Toro L, Stefani E. Fast inactivation of Shaker K+ channels is highly temperature dependent. Experimental Brain Research. 114: 138-42. PMID 9125459 DOI: 10.1007/PL00005613  1
1997 Hurst RS, Roux MJ, Toro L, Stefani E. External barium influences the gating charge movement of Shaker potassium channels. Biophysical Journal. 72: 77-84. PMID 8994594 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(97)78648-X  1
1996 Wallner M, Meera P, Toro L. Determinant for beta-subunit regulation in high-conductance voltage-activated and Ca(2+)-sensitive K+ channels: an additional transmembrane region at the N terminus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 93: 14922-7. PMID 8962157  1
1996 Noceti F, Baldelli P, Wei X, Qin N, Toro L, Birnbaumer L, Stefani E. Effective gating charges per channel in voltage-dependent K+ and Ca2+ channels. The Journal of General Physiology. 108: 143-55. PMID 8882860  1
1996 Diaz F, Wallner M, Stefani E, Toro L, Latorre R. Interaction of internal Ba2+ with a cloned Ca(2+)-dependent K+ (hslo) channel from smooth muscle. The Journal of General Physiology. 107: 399-407. PMID 8868050  1
1996 Ottolia M, Toro L. Reconstitution in lipid bilayers of an ATP-sensitive K+ channel from pig coronary smooth muscle. The Journal of Membrane Biology. 153: 203-9. PMID 8849415 DOI: 10.1007/s002329900123  1
1996 Hurst RS, Toro L, Stefani E. Molecular determinants of external barium block in Shaker potassium channels. Febs Letters. 388: 59-65. PMID 8654591  1
1996 Meera P, Wallner M, Jiang Z, Toro L. A calcium switch for the functional coupling between alpha (hslo) and beta subunits (Kv,cabeta) of maxi K channels. Febs Letters. 385: 127-8. PMID 8641456  0.68
1996 Meera P, Wallner M, Jiang Z, Toro L. A calcium switch for the functional coupling between alpha (hslo) and beta subunits (KV,Ca beta) of maxi K channels. Febs Letters. 382: 84-8. PMID 8612769  1
1995 Wallner M, Meera P, Ottolia M, Kaczorowski GJ, Latorre R, Garcia ML, Stefani E, Toro L. Characterization of and modulation by a beta-subunit of a human maxi KCa channel cloned from myometrium. Receptors & Channels. 3: 185-99. PMID 8821792  1
1995 Hurst RS, Latorre R, Toro L, Stefani E. External barium block of Shaker potassium channels: evidence for two binding sites. The Journal of General Physiology. 106: 1069-87. PMID 8786351  1
1995 Meera P, Anwer K, Monga M, Oberti C, Stefani E, Toro L, Sanborn BM. Relaxin stimulates myometrial calcium-activated potassium channel activity via protein kinase A. The American Journal of Physiology. 269: C312-7. PMID 7653512  1
1994 Stefani E, Toro L, Perozo E, Bezanilla F. Gating of Shaker K+ channels: I. Ionic and gating currents. Biophysical Journal. 66: 996-1010. PMID 8038403 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(94)80881-1  1
1994 Toro L, Ottolia M, Stefani E, Latorre R. Structural determinants in the interaction of Shaker inactivating peptide and a Ca(2+)-activated K+ channel. Biochemistry. 33: 7220-8. PMID 8003487  1
1994 Ottolia M, Toro L. Potentiation of large conductance KCa channels by niflumic, flufenamic, and mefenamic acids. Biophysical Journal. 67: 2272-9. PMID 7535111 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(94)80712-X  1
1994 Pérez G, Lagrutta A, Adelman JP, Toro L. Reconstitution of expressed KCa channels from Xenopus oocytes to lipid bilayers. Biophysical Journal. 66: 1022-7. PMID 7518702 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(94)80883-5  1
1993 Scornik FS, Codina J, Birnbaumer L, Toro L. Modulation of coronary smooth muscle KCa channels by Gs alpha independent of phosphorylation by protein kinase A. The American Journal of Physiology. 265: H1460-5. PMID 8238435  1
1993 Anwer K, Oberti C, Perez GJ, Perez-Reyes N, McDougall JK, Monga M, Sanborn BM, Stefani E, Toro L. Calcium-activated K+ channels as modulators of human myometrial contractile activity. The American Journal of Physiology. 265: C976-85. PMID 8238323  1
1993 Pérez GJ, Toro L, Erulkar SD, Stefani E. Characterization of large-conductance, calcium-activated potassium channels from human myometrium. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 168: 652-60. PMID 7679886 DOI: 10.1016/0002-9378(93)90513-I  1
1992 Scornik FS, Toro L. U46619, a thromboxane A2 agonist, inhibits KCa channel activity from pig coronary artery. The American Journal of Physiology. 262: C708-13. PMID 1550211  1
1992 Rendt JM, Toro L, Stefani E, Erulkar SD. Progesterone increases Ca2+ currents in myometrial cells from immature and nonpregnant adult rats. The American Journal of Physiology. 262: C293-301. PMID 1539621  1
1992 Toro L, Stefani E, Latorre R. Internal blockade of a Ca(2+)-activated K+ channel by Shaker B inactivating "ball" peptide. Neuron. 9: 237-45. PMID 1497893 DOI: 10.1016/0896-6273(92)90163-8  1
1992 Anwer K, Toro L, Oberti C, Stefani E, Sanborn BM. Ca(2+)-activated K+ channels in pregnant rat myometrium: modulation by a beta-adrenergic agent. The American Journal of Physiology. 263: C1049-56. PMID 1359792  1
1992 Taglialatela M, Toro L, Stefani E. Novel voltage clamp to record small, fast currents from ion channels expressed in Xenopus oocytes. Biophysical Journal. 61: 78-82. PMID 1311612 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(92)81817-9  1
1991 Toro L, Stefani E. Calcium-activated K+ channels: metabolic regulation. Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes. 23: 561-76. PMID 1917909  1
1991 Piedras-Rentería E, Stefani E, Toro L. Potassium currents in freshly dispersed myometrial cells. The American Journal of Physiology. 261: C278-84. PMID 1714680 DOI: 10.1152/ajpcell.1991.261.2.C278  1
1991 Toro L, Vaca L, Stefani E. Calcium-activated potassium channels from coronary smooth muscle reconstituted in lipid bilayers. The American Journal of Physiology. 260: H1779-89. PMID 1711788  1
1991 Hamilton SL, Codina J, Hawkes MJ, Yatani A, Sawada T, Strickland FM, Froehner SC, Spiegel AM, Toro L, Stefani E. Evidence for direct interaction of Gs alpha with the Ca2+ channel of skeletal muscle. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 266: 19528-35. PMID 1655789  1
1990 Toro L, Stefani E, Erulkar S. Hormonal regulation of potassium currents in single myometrial cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 87: 2892-5. PMID 2326254  1
1990 Toro L, Amador M, Stefani E. ANG II inhibits calcium-activated potassium channels from coronary smooth muscle in lipid bilayers. The American Journal of Physiology. 258: H912-5. PMID 2316703  1
1990 Toro L, Ramos-Franco J, Stefani E. GTP-dependent regulation of myometrial KCa channels incorporated into lipid bilayers. The Journal of General Physiology. 96: 373-94. PMID 2170564  1
1990 García J, Fill M, Toro L, Stefani E. Functional studies of Ca2+ channels from plasmalemma and sarcoplasmic reticulum membranes in muscle cells. Seminars in Cell Biology. 1: 255-64. PMID 1966494  1
1988 Erulkar SD, Toro L, Stefani E. Neurotransmitter and hormonal effects on ionic currents in uterine smooth muscle. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal. 7: 87-8. PMID 2460893  1
1987 Toro L, Stefani E. Ca2+ and K+ current in cultured vascular smooth muscle cells from rat aorta. PflüGers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology. 408: 417-9. PMID 2438643  1
1986 Toro L, González-Robles A, Stefani E. Electrical properties and morphology of single vascular smooth muscle cells in culture. The American Journal of Physiology. 251: C763-73. PMID 2430464  1
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