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Potassium Channel Blockers

"Potassium Channel Blockers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A class of drugs that act by inhibition of potassium efflux through cell membranes. Blockade of potassium channels prolongs the duration of ACTION POTENTIALS. They are used as ANTI-ARRHYTHMIA AGENTS and VASODILATOR AGENTS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Potassium Channel Blockers" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Potassium Channel Blockers" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 124 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.