Owen Hamill, PhD

Program Director, Neuroscience Graduate Program

  • 19838 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1975 …2019

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Research Output

Acetylcholine receptors

Gage, P. W., Hamill, O. P., Van Helden, D. F. & Barry, P. H., Jan 1 1979, In : Muscle and Nerve. 2, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activation of multiple-conductance state chloride channels in spinal neurones by glycine and GABA

Hamill, O. P., Bormann, J. & Sakmann, B., Dec 1 1983, In : Nature. 305, 5937, p. 805-808 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

278 Scopus citations

Amiloride: a molecular probe for mechanosensitive channels

Hamill, O. P., Lane, J. W. & McBride, D. W., 1992, In : Trends in Pharmacological Sciences. 13, C, p. 373-376 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Amiloride block of the mechanosensitive cation channel in Xenopus oocytes.

Lane, J. W., McBride, D. W. & Hamill, O. P., Sep 1 1991, In : The Journal of Physiology. 441, 1, p. 347-366 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

An effect of ethanol at a glutamate synapse

Hamill, O. P., Adams, D. J. & Gage, P. W., Jan 1 1978, In : Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. 5, 3, p. 275-276 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A new stretch for muscle spindle research

Hamill, O. P., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of Physiology. 588, 4, p. 551-552 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

A supramolecular complex underlying touch sensitivity

Hamill, O. P. & McBride, D. W., Jan 1 1996, In : Trends in Neurosciences. 19, 7, p. 258-261 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

ATP suppresses activity in slowly adapting but not rapidly adapting mechanoreceptors in toad skin

Fallon, J. B., Maroto, R., Hamill, O. P. & Proske, U., Aug 7 2002, In : NeuroReport. 13, 11, p. 1443-1446 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
88 Scopus citations
26 Scopus citations

Conductance of end-plate channels is voltage dependent

Van Helden, D. F., Gage, P. W. & Hamill, O. P., Feb 1979, In : Neuroscience Letters. 11, 2, p. 227-232 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Developmental changes in Na+ conductances in rat neocortical neurons: Appearance of slowly inactivating component

Huguenard, J. R., Hamill, O. P. & Prince, D. A., Jan 1 1988, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 59, 3, p. 778-795 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

211 Scopus citations

Does a stretch-inactivated cation channel integrate osmotic and peptidergic signals? [1]

Sachs, F., Morris, C. E. & Hamill, O., Sep 18 2000, In : Nature Neuroscience. 3, 9, p. 847-848 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

8 Scopus citations

Dual effects of ether on end‐plate currents.

Gage, P. W., Hamill, O. P. & Van Helden, D., Feb 1 1979, In : The Journal of Physiology. 287, 1, p. 353-369 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Effects of anesthetics on ion channels in synapses.

Gage, P. W. & Hamill, O. P., Jan 1 1981, In : International review of physiology. 25, p. 1-45 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Effects of mechano-gated cation channel blockers on Xenopus oocyte growth and development

Wilkinson, N. C., Gao, F. & Hamill, O. P., Sep 15 1998, In : Journal of Membrane Biology. 165, 2, p. 161-174 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

EFFECTS OF SEVERAL INHALATION ANAESTHETICS ON THE KINETICS OF POSTSYNAPTIC CONDUCTANCE CHANGES IN MOUSE DIAPHRAGM

GAGE, P. W. & HAMILL, O. P., Jun 1976, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 57, 2, p. 263-272 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Ethanol reduces excitatory postsynaptic current duration at a crustacean neuromuscular junction [32]

Adams, D. J., Gage, P. W. & Hamill, O. P., Dec 1 1977, In : Nature. 266, 5604, p. 739-741 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

25 Scopus citations

Expression of the four subunits of the Torpedo californica nicotinic acetylcholine receptor in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Jansen, K. U., Conroy, W. G., Claudio, T., Fox, T. D., Fujita, N., Hamill, O., Lindstrom, J. M., Luther, M., Nelson, N., Ryan, K. A., Sweet, M. T. & Hess, G. P., Jan 1 1989, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 264, 25, p. 15022-15027 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Foreword. Mechanosensitive Ion Channels, Part A

Hamill, O. P., Apr 10 2007, Mechanosensitive Ion Channels, Part A. Hamill, O. (ed.). p. XV-XVI (Current Topics in Membranes; vol. 58).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

1 Scopus citations

Foreword. Mechanosensitive Ion Channels, Part B

Hamill, O. P., Apr 17 2007, Mechanosensitive Ion Channels, Part B. Hamill, O. (ed.). p. XVII-XVIII (Current Topics in Membranes; vol. 59).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

General anaesthetics: synaptic depression consistent with increased membrane fluidity

Gage, P. W. & Hamill, O., Jul 1975, In : Neuroscience Letters. 1, 1, p. 61-65 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
84 Scopus citations

How many transmitter binding steps are involved in opening fast receptor-gated channels?

Hamill, O. P., Dec 2 1997, In : NeuroReport. 8, 16, p. iv

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Improved patch-clamp techniques for high-resolution current recording from cells and cell-free membrane patches

Hamill, O. P., Marty, A., Neher, E., Sakmann, B. & Sigworth, F. J., Aug 1 1981, In : Pflügers Archiv European Journal of Physiology. 391, 2, p. 85-100 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14625 Scopus citations

Induced membrane hypo/hyper-mechanosensitivity: A limitation of patch- clamp recording

Hamill, O. P. & McBride, D. W., Apr 11 1997, In : Annual Review of Physiology. 59, p. 621-631 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

104 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Ionic effects on amiloride block of the mechanosensitive channel in Xenopus oocytes

Lane, J. W., McBride, D. W. & Hamill, O. P., Jan 1993, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 108, 1, p. 116-119 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Ion transport by single receptor channels.

Sakmann, B., Bormann, J. & Hamill, O. P., Dec 1 1983, In : Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology. 48 Pt 1, p. 247-257 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Lifetime and conductance of acetylcholine‐activated channels in normal and denervated toad sartorius muscle.

Gage, P. W. & Hamill, O. P., Jan 1 1980, In : The Journal of Physiology. 298, 1, p. 525-538 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Mechanically gated channel activity in cytoskeleton-deficient plasma membrane blebs and vesicles from Xenopus oocytes

Zhang, Y., Gao, F., Popov, V. L., Wen, J. W. & Hamill, O. P., Feb 15 2000, In : Journal of Physiology. 523, 1, p. 117-130 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Mechanism of anion permeation through channels gated by glycine and gamma‐aminobutyric acid in mouse cultured spinal neurones.

Bormann, J., Hamill, O. P. & Sakmann, B., Apr 1 1987, In : The Journal of Physiology. 385, 1, p. 243-286 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

883 Scopus citations

Mechanogated channels in Xenopus oocytes: Different gating modes enable a channel to switch from a phasic to a tonic mechanotransducer

Hamill, O. P. & Mcbride, D. W., Feb 1 1997, In : Biological Bulletin. 192, 1, p. 121-124 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Mechanoreceptive membrane channels

Hamill, O. P. & McBride Jnr, D. W., Jan 1 1995, In : AM.SCI.. 83, 1, p. 30-37 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Mechanosensitive Ca2+ permeant cation channels in human prostate tumor cells

Maroto, R., Kurosky, A. & Hamill, O. P., Jan 1 2012, In : Channels. 6, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Mercury induced growth cone collapse: Another reason for flossing

Hamill, O., Mar 26 2001, In : NeuroReport. 12, 4, p. A23

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Mg2+ block and inward rectification of mechanosensitive channels in Xenopus oocytes

Wu, G., McBride, D. W. & Hamill, O. P., Jan 1 1998, In : Pflugers Archiv European Journal of Physiology. 435, 4, p. 572-574 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Molecular basis of mechanotransduction in living cells

Hamill, O. P. & Martinac, B., Jan 1 2001, In : Physiological Reviews. 81, 2, p. 685-740 56 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

848 Scopus citations

Molecular clues to mechanosensitivity.

Hamill, O. & McBride, D., Jul 1993, In : Biophysical journal. 65, 1, p. 17-18 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Scopus citations

Mouse muscle ϵ- and γ-containing acetylcholine receptors expressed in Xenopus laevis oocytes do not differ in their degradation half-lives

Liu, E., Hamill, O. P. & Salpeter, M. M., Jun 6 1994, In : Neuroscience Letters. 174, 1, p. 77-80 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

MscCa Regulation of Tumor Cell Migration and Metastasis

Maroto, R. & Hamill, O. P., Jan 1 2007, Mechanosensitive Ion Channels, Part B. Academic Press Inc., p. 485-509 25 p. (Current Topics in Membranes; vol. 59).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Scopus citations

Multiple conductance states of single acetylcholine receptor channels in embryonic muscle cells

Hamill, O. P. & Sakmann, B., Dec 1 1981, In : Nature. 294, 5840, p. 462-464 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

183 Scopus citations

NPPB block of Ca++-activated Cl- currents in Xenopus oocytes

Wu, G. & Hamill, O. P., Feb 1 1992, In : Pflügers Archiv European Journal of Physiology. 420, 2, p. 227-229 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

On the discrepancy between whole-cell and membrane patch mechanosensitivity in Xenopus oocytes

Zhang, Y. & Hamill, O. P., Feb 15 2000, In : Journal of Physiology. 523, 1, p. 101-115 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations
81 Scopus citations

Patch-clamp studies of voltagegated currents in identified neurons of the rat cerebral cortex

Hamill, O. P., Huguenard, J. R. & Prince, D. A., Jan 1991, In : Cerebral Cortex. 1, 1, p. 48-61 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

99 Scopus citations

Permeant cations alter endplate channel characteristics

Van Helden, D., Hamill, O. P. & Gage, P. W., Dec 1 1977, In : Nature. 269, 5630, p. 711-713 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Pressure-clamp: a method for rapid step perturbation of mechanosensitive channels

McBride, D. W. & Hamill, O. P., Sep 1 1992, In : Pflügers Archiv European Journal of Physiology. 421, 6, p. 606-612 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations