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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Biology and Biochemistry D-index 157 Citations 75,571 365 World Ranking 57 National Ranking 48
Best Scientists D-index 176 Citations 112,979 593 World Ranking 501 National Ranking 334

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2010 - Canada Gairdner International Award

2009 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2008 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

2000 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2000 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

1994 - Member of Academia Europaea

1989 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Gene
  • Enzyme
  • Biochemistry

His scientific interests lie mostly in Biophysics, Sodium channel, Biochemistry, Voltage-dependent calcium channel and Cell biology. His Biophysics research includes themes of Intracellular and Transmembrane protein. The study incorporates disciplines such as G alpha subunit, Voltage-gated ion channel, Protein structure, Membrane channel and Neuroscience in addition to Sodium channel.

The concepts of his Voltage-dependent calcium channel study are interwoven with issues in Calcium in biology, Anatomy, Electrophysiology and Calcium channel. His study in the fields of Cav2.1 under the domain of Calcium channel overlaps with other disciplines such as Nav1.9. As part of one scientific family, he deals mainly with the area of Cell biology, narrowing it down to issues related to the Syntaxin, and often Vesicle docking and Synaptotagmin 1.

His most cited work include:

  • International Union of Pharmacology: Approaches to the Nomenclature of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels (7252 citations)
  • Structure and regulation of voltage-gated Ca2+ channels. (2032 citations)
  • International Union of Pharmacology. XLVIII. Nomenclature and Structure-Function Relationships of Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels (1787 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Sodium channel, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Voltage-dependent calcium channel and Cell biology. His work deals with themes such as Transmembrane domain, Neuroscience, Ion channel and Intracellular, which intersect with Sodium channel. His Biophysics research incorporates elements of Voltage-gated ion channel and Protein structure.

Protein kinase A, Protein subunit, G alpha subunit, Binding site and Receptor are the core of his Biochemistry study. The Voltage-dependent calcium channel study combines topics in areas such as Neurotransmission and Calcium channel. His Cell biology research integrates issues from Endocrinology and Internal medicine.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Sodium channel (45.69%)
  • Biophysics (40.44%)
  • Biochemistry (28.76%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Sodium channel (45.69%)
  • Biophysics (40.44%)
  • Neuroscience (13.20%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

William A. Catterall mostly deals with Sodium channel, Biophysics, Neuroscience, Voltage-dependent calcium channel and Dravet syndrome. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Electrophysiology, Mutant, Intracellular, Protein structure and Permeation. The various areas that William A. Catterall examines in his Biophysics study include Membrane and Biochemistry.

His study looks at the intersection of Neuroscience and topics like Neurotransmission with Postsynaptic potential. His Voltage-dependent calcium channel study combines topics in areas such as Voltage-gated ion channel, Binding site, Calcium channel and Cell biology. His research investigates the connection between Voltage-gated ion channel and topics such as Pharmacology that intersect with issues in Small molecule.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY in 2016: towards curated quantitative interactions between 1300 protein targets and 6000 ligands (961 citations)
  • The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2013/14: Ion Channels (227 citations)
  • Structural basis for Ca2+ selectivity of a voltage-gated calcium channel. (212 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Gene
  • Enzyme
  • Amino acid

William A. Catterall mainly focuses on Neuroscience, Sodium channel, Biophysics, Pharmacology and Epilepsy. The Neuroscience study combines topics in areas such as Genetic model, Neurotransmission and Postsynaptic potential. William A. Catterall combines Sodium channel and Structure and function in his studies.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Conductance, Intracellular and Voltage-dependent calcium channel. His Pharmacology research includes elements of Voltage-gated ion channel, Ion channel, Genetic epilepsy and Small molecule. His work in Ion channel addresses subjects such as Epithelial sodium channel, which are connected to disciplines such as Phosphorylation.

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Best Publications

International Union of Pharmacology: Approaches to the Nomenclature of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels

W. A. Catterall;K. G. Chandy;D. E. Clapham;G. A. Gutman.
Pharmacological Reviews (2003)

12815 Citations

Structure and regulation of voltage-gated Ca2+ channels.

William A. Catterall.
Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology (2000)

3467 Citations

From Ionic Currents to Molecular Mechanisms: The Structure and Function of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels

William A Catterall.
Neuron (2000)

2811 Citations

Neurotoxins that Act on Voltage-Sensitive Sodium Channels in Excitable Membranes

William A. Catterall.
Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology (1980)

1789 Citations

International Union of Pharmacology. XLVIII. Nomenclature and Structure-Function Relationships of Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels

William A. Catterall;Edward Perez-Reyes;Terrance P. Snutch;Joerg Striessnig.
Pharmacological Reviews (2005)

1787 Citations

Structure and function of voltage-sensitive ion channels

William A. Catterall.
Science (1988)

1619 Citations

The crystal structure of a voltage-gated sodium channel

Jian Payandeh;Todd Scheuer;Ning Zheng;William A. Catterall.
Nature (2011)

1602 Citations

Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels

William A. Catterall.
Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology (2011)

1347 Citations

Nomenclature of voltage-gated sodium channels.

Alan L. Goldin;Robert L. Barchi;John H. Caldwell;Franz Hofmann.
Neuron (2000)

1337 Citations

Structure and function of voltage-gated ion channels.

William A. Catterall.
Annual Review of Biochemistry (1995)

1300 Citations

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