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CSIC. Spanish Science Research Council
University of the Basque Country UPV / EHU
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Biophysics Unit Staff > Villarroel Muñoz, Álvaro
Villarroel Muñoz, Álvaro
CSIC Staff scientist
gbxvimua@lg.ehu.es
PhD. awarded by the Neurobiology and Behaviour Department, State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Associate Investigator CSIC.
Research interests:
Ion channels, biogenesis, regulation by protein-protein and protein-lipid interactions, structure-function studies.
Selected publications:
“Three mechanisms underlie KCNQ2/3 heteromeric potassium M-channel potentiation” A. Etxeberria, I. Santana-Castro, M.P. Regalado, P. Aivar and A. Villarroel J. Neurosci. 24, 9146-9152 (2004)

"Canales iónicos" A. Villarroel. En: "Maestría en Neurociencia y Biología del comportamiento" Ed. Viguera, Barcelona 2005, pp. 188-236 (2005).

“A novel KCNQ4 pore-region mutation (p. G296S) causes deafness by impairing cell-surface channel expression” A. Mencía, D. González-Nieto, S. Modamio-HØybjØr, A. Etxebarria, G. Aránguez, N. Salvador, I. del Castillo, Á. Villarroel, F. Moreno, L. Barrio and M.A. Moreno-Pelayo Hum. Genet. 123, 41-53 (2008)

“Calmodulin regulates the trafficking of KCNQ2 potassium channels” A. Etxeberria, P. Aivar, J.A. Rodríguez-Alfaro, A. Alaimo, P. Villacé, J.C. Gómez-Posada, P. Areso and Á. Villarroel FASED J. In press 1-9 (2008)
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