PubMed 14657415

Title: International Union of Pharmacology. XLI. Compendium of voltage-gated ion channels: potassium channels.

Authors: George A Gutman, K George Chandy, John P Adelman, Jayashree Aiyar, Douglas A Bayliss, David E Clapham, Manuel Covarriubias, Gary V Desir, Kiyoshi Furuichi, Barry Ganetzky, Maria L Garcia, Stephan Grissmer, Lily Y Jan, Andreas Karschin, Donghee Kim, Sabina Kuperschmidt, Yoshihisa Kurachi, Michel Lazdunski, Florian Lesage, Henry A Lester, David McKinnon, Colin G Nichols, Ita O'Kelly, Jonathan Robbins, Gail A Robertson, Bernardo Rudy, Michael Sanguinetti, Susumu Seino, Walter Stuehmer, Michael M Tamkun, Carol A Vandenberg, Aguan Wei, Heike Wulff, Randy S Wymore,

Journal, date & volume: Pharmacol. Rev., 2003 Dec , 55, 583-6

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This summary article presents an overview of the molecular relationships among the voltage-gated potassium channels and a standard nomenclature for them, which is derived from the IUPHAR Compendium of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels. The complete Compendium, including data tables for each member of the potassium channel family can be found at