The effects of lipids on channel function
School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO16 7PX, UK
Journal of Biology 2009, 8:86 doi:10.1186/jbiol178Published: 6 October 2009
Anionic lipids affect the function of many channels, including connexins, as shown in a recent report in BMC Biology. These effects might follow from direct binding of the anionic lipids to the channels.