Irwin Levitan, PhD

Contact Dr. Levitan

900 Walnut Street
JHN 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-5996
(215) 955-5861 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Selective formation and modulation of electrical synapses
  2. Defects in synapse structure and function precede motor neuron degeneration in Drosophila models of FUS-related ALS
  3. Cell-specific fine-tuning of neuronal excitability by differential expression of modulator protein isoforms
  4. Slob, a slowpoke channel-binding protein, modulates synaptic transmission
  5. Identification of a Neural Circuit that Underlies the Effects of Octopamine on Sleep:Wake Behavior
  6. In vivo role of a potassium channel-binding protein in regulating neuronal excitability and behavior
  7. miXED Messages in Ion Channel Modulation
  8. In Vivo Roles of Ion Channel Regulatory Protein Complexes in Neuronal Physiology and Behavior
  9. Drosophila ortholog of succinyl-CoA synthetase β subunit: A novel modulator of Drosophila KCNQ channels
  10. Mechanisms of two modulatory actions of the channel-binding protein slob on the Drosophila slowpoke calcium-dependent potassium channel
  11. Signaling protein complexes associated with neuronal ion channels
  12. Expression and function of variants of Slob, Slowpoke channel binding protein, in Drosophila
  13. Expression of a calmodulin-binding KCNQ2 potassium channel fragment modulates neuronal M-current and membrane excitability
  14. A Drosophila KCNQ channel essential for early embryonic development
  15. MONaKA, a novel modulator of the plasma membrane Na,K-ATPase
  16. The amino terminus of slob, slowpoke channel binding protein, critically influences its modulation of the channel
  17. Syntaxin-1A binds to and modulates the Slo calcium-activated potassium channel via an interaction that excludes syntaxin binding to calcium channels
  18. The slowpoke channel binding protein Slob from Drosophila melanogaster exhibits regulatable protein kinase activity
  19. A Well-Stocked Pool
  20. An interaction domain in Slob necessary for its binding to the slowpoke calcium-dependent potassium channel