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Research Article

Macoilin, a Conserved Nervous System–Specific ER Membrane Protein That Regulates Neuronal Excitability

  • Fausto Arellano-Carbajal equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Fausto Arellano-Carbajal, Luis Briseño-Roa

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council–Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Current address: Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Juriquilla, Querétaro, México

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  • Luis Briseño-Roa equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Fausto Arellano-Carbajal, Luis Briseño-Roa

    briseno@biologie.ens.fr (LB-R); debono@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk (MdB)

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council–Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Current address: INSERM U1024, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

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  • Africa Couto,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council–Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Benny H. H. Cheung,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council–Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Michel Labouesse,

    Affiliation: Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Illkirch, France

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  • Mario de Bono mail

    briseno@biologie.ens.fr (LB-R); debono@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk (MdB)

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council–Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 17, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001341

About the Authors

Fausto Arellano-Carbajal, Luis Briseño-Roa, Africa Couto, Benny H. H. Cheung, Mario de Bono
Medical Research Council–Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Michel Labouesse
Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Illkirch, France

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FAC LBR AC MdB. Performed the experiments: FAC LBR AC MdB. Analyzed the data: FAC LBR AC MdB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BHHC ML. Wrote the paper: FAC LBR MdB.