Ion Channel Gating
"Ion Channel Gating" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The opening and closing of ion channels due to a stimulus. The stimulus can be a change in membrane potential (voltage-gated), drugs or chemical transmitters (ligand-gated), or a mechanical deformation. Gating is thought to involve conformational changes of the ion channel which alters selective permeability.
|Ion Channel Gating
- Ion Channel Gating
- Gating, Ion Channel
- Gatings, Ion Channel
- Ion Channel Gatings
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