Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada     

















Selected Publications


Petrecca K, Amellal F, Laird DW, Cohen SA, and Shrier A. Sodium channel distribution within rabbit atrioventricular node and surround myocardium as analyzed by confocal microscopy.  J. Physiol., 1997; 501.2:263-274.

Yehia AR, Shrier A, Lo KCL, and Guevara MR. The transient outward current contributes to Wenckebach-like rhythms in isolated rabbit ventricular cells.  Amer. J. Physiol., 1997; 273:H1-H11.

Paquette T, Clay JR, Ogbaghebriel A, and Shrier A. Effects of divalent cations on E-4031 sensitive repolarization current, IKI, in rabbit ventricular myocytes. Biophys. J., 1998;  74:1278-1285.

Bub G, Glass L, and Shrier A. Bursting calcium rotors in cultured cardiac myocyte monolayers.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sciences, 1998;  95:10283-10287. 

Petrecca K, Atanasiu R, Akhavan A, and Shrier A. N-linked glycosylation sites determine HERG channel surface membrane expression.  J. Physiol., 1999; 515.1:41-48.

Petrecca K, Atanasiu R, Grinstein S, Orlowski J, and Shrier A.  Subcellular localization of the Na+/H+ exchanger NHE1 in rat myocardium.   Am. J. Physiol., 1999; 276:H709-H717.

Sherman AJ, Shrier A, and Cooper E. Series resistance compensation for whole-cell patch-clamp studies using a membrane state estimator.  Biophys. J., 1999; 77(5):2590-601.

Pond AL, Petrecca K, Van Wagoner D, Shrier A, and Nerbonne JM. Distinct isoforms of HERG expression in rat and human heart.  J. Biol. Chem., 2000; 275(8):5997-6006.

Nagai Y, Gonzalez H, Shrier A, and Glass L. Paroxysmal starting and stopping circulating waves in excitable media.  Phys. Rev. Letters., 2000; 84(18):4248-4251.

Petrecca K, Miller D, and Shrier A. Localization and enhanced activity of the Kv4.2 Potassium channel by interaction with the actin-binding protein, filamin.  J. Neurosc., 2000; 20(23):8736-8744.

Bub G, Shrier A, and Glass L. Spiral wave generation heterogeneous excitable media. Phys. Rev. Letters, 2002; 88(058101):1-4.

Melnuk P, Zhang L, Shrier A, and Nattel S. Differential distribution of Kir2.1 and 2.3 subunits in canine atrium and ventricle. Am. J. Physiol., 2002; 283(3):H1 123-133.

Bub G, and Shrier A. Propagation through heterogeneous substrates in simple excitable media. Chaos, 2002; 12(3):1-7.

Bub G., Tateno K., Shrier A. and L. Glass. Spontaneous initiation and termination of complex rhythms in cardiac cell culture. J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol. 2003; 14(1):S229-S236.

Akhavan A., Atanasiu R. and Shrier A. Identification of a COOH-terminal segment involved in maturation and stability of human ether-a-go-go-related gene potassium channels. J Biol Chem. 2003; 278(41):40105-12.