Last Name

Giedrius Kanaporis

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentPhysiology and Biophysics
AddressChicago IL 60612
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    My Scopus ID is 21742760800.

    Research Areas:
    Cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac arrhythmias, heart failure, intracellular calcium signaling in subcellular domains, cell-to-cell coupling.

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    PhD, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania

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    1. Kanaporis G, Treinys R, Fischmeister R, Jurevicius J. Metabolic inhibition reduces cardiac L-type Ca2+ channel current due to acidification caused by ATP hydrolysis. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8):e0184246. PMID: 28859158.
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    2. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. Alternans in atria: Mechanisms and clinical relevance. Medicina (Kaunas). 2017; 53(3):139-149. PMID: 28666575.
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    3. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. AP and Ca2+ alternans: An inseparable couple. Channels (Austin). 2017 Sep 03; 11(5):368-369. PMID: 28498780.
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    4. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. Membrane potential determines calcium alternans through modulation of SR Ca2+ load and L-type Ca2+ current. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2017 Apr; 105:49-58. PMID: 28257761.
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    5. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. Ca(2+)-activated chloride channel activity during Ca(2+) alternans in ventricular myocytes. Channels (Austin). 2016 Nov; 10(6):507-17. PMID: 27356267.
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    6. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. Calcium-activated chloride current determines action potential morphology during calcium alternans in atrial myocytes. J Physiol. 2016 Feb 01; 594(3):699-714. PMID: 26662365; PMCID: PMC4930065 [Available on 02/01/17].
    7. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. The mechanisms of calcium cycling and action potential dynamics in cardiac alternans. Circ Res. 2015 Feb 27; 116(5):846-56. PMID: 25532796; PMCID: PMC4344847.
    8. Kanaporis G, MartiĊĦiene I, Jurevicius J, Vosyliute R, Navalinskas A, Treinys R, Matiukas A, Pertsov AM. Optical mapping at increased illumination intensities. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Sep; 17(9):96007-1. PMID: 23085908; PMCID: PMC3602814.
    9. Magome N, Kanaporis G, Moisan N, Tanaka K, Agladze K. Photo-control of excitation waves in cardiomyocyte tissue culture. Tissue Eng Part A. 2011 Nov; 17(21-22):2703-11. PMID: 21834666.
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    10. Kanaporis G, Brink PR, Valiunas V. Gap junction permeability: selectivity for anionic and cationic probes. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2011 Mar; 300(3):C600-9. PMID: 21148413; PMCID: PMC3063972.
    11. Valiunas V, Kanaporis G, Valiuniene L, Gordon C, Wang HZ, Li L, Robinson RB, Rosen MR, Cohen IS, Brink PR. Coupling an HCN2-expressing cell to a myocyte creates a two-cell pacing unit. J Physiol. 2009 Nov 01; 587(Pt 21):5211-26. PMID: 19736302; PMCID: PMC2790259.
    12. Kanaporis G, Mese G, Valiuniene L, White TW, Brink PR, Valiunas V. Gap junction channels exhibit connexin-specific permeability to cyclic nucleotides. J Gen Physiol. 2008 Apr; 131(4):293-305. PMID: 18378798; PMCID: PMC2279171.
    13. Thomas BC, Minogue PJ, Valiunas V, Kanaporis G, Brink PR, Berthoud VM, Beyer EC. Cataracts are caused by alterations of a critical N-terminal positive charge in connexin50. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Jun; 49(6):2549-56. PMID: 18326694; PMCID: PMC2694449.
    14. Yum SW, Zhang J, Valiunas V, Kanaporis G, Brink PR, White TW, Scherer SS. Human connexin26 and connexin30 form functional heteromeric and heterotypic channels. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2007 Sep; 293(3):C1032-48. PMID: 17615163.
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    15. Zablockaite D, Gendviliene V, Macianskiene R, Skeberdis VA, Jurevicius J, Kanaporis G, Gurskaite H, Benetis R. Effect of hyperosmolarity on beta2-adrenergic stimulation in human atrium. Medicina (Kaunas). 2005; 41(5):401-8. PMID: 15947524.
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    16. Zablockaite D, Gendviliene V, Macianskiene R, Skeberdis VA, Jurevicius J, Kanaporis G, Benetis R. Changes of beta2-adrenergic stimulation induced by hyperosmosis in human atrium. Rocz Akad Med Bialymst. 2005; 50:244-6. PMID: 16358976.
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