Irwin Levitan, PhD

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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. Sugar and spice and potassium channel modulation
  3. Regulation of synaptic development and function by the Drosophila PDZ protein Dyschronic
  4. Defects in synapse structure and function precede motor neuron degeneration in Drosophila models of FUS-related ALS
  5. Cell-specific fine-tuning of neuronal excitability by differential expression of modulator protein isoforms
  6. SLOB, a SLOWPOKE channel binding protein, regulates insulin pathway signaling and metabolism in Drosophila
  7. Slob, a slowpoke channel-binding protein, modulates synaptic transmission
  8. Editorial for first issue in January 2011
  9. Identification of a Neural Circuit that Underlies the Effects of Octopamine on Sleep:Wake Behavior
  10. In vivo role of a potassium channel-binding protein in regulating neuronal excitability and behavior
  11. miXED Messages in Ion Channel Modulation
  12. In Vivo Roles of Ion Channel Regulatory Protein Complexes in Neuronal Physiology and Behavior
  13. Drosophila ortholog of succinyl-CoA synthetase β subunit: A novel modulator of Drosophila KCNQ channels
  14. Mechanisms of two modulatory actions of the channel-binding protein slob on the Drosophila slowpoke calcium-dependent potassium channel
  15. Signaling protein complexes associated with neuronal ion channels
  16. Expression and function of variants of Slob, Slowpoke channel binding protein, in Drosophila
  17. Expression of a calmodulin-binding KCNQ2 potassium channel fragment modulates neuronal M-current and membrane excitability
  18. A Drosophila KCNQ channel essential for early embryonic development
  19. MONaKA, a novel modulator of the plasma membrane Na,K-ATPase
  20. The amino terminus of slob, slowpoke channel binding protein, critically influences its modulation of the channel