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channel

(Avenue), noun arrangement, conduit, course, duct, expedient, facility, forum, instrument, means, medium, method, mode, outlet, passage, path, procedure, process, scheme, set up, strategy, tool, way

channel

(Navigable water), noun body of water, canal, gully, moat, navigable river, navigable stream, stream, trench, trough, water, waterway
Associated concepts: navigable waters of the United States, Navigation Acts
See also: avenue, facility, forum, instrument, instrumentality, medium, outlet, tool
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We believe companies are recognizing the experience we bring to the table and that working with Icagen could improve the efficiency and quality of their ion channel and transporter small molecule pipelines.
That's highly valuable for an evidence-based approach in drug discovery, and can greatly enhance the way ion channel drug discovery works".
However, the same cells that lacked the CFTR chloride ion channel, mimicking the condition in human CF, expressed another, different chloride ion channel that could be activated by elevating intracellular calcium by the same neurotransmitters.
Waxman's research has shown even more potent ramifications for the role of ion channel dysfunction in MS, by demonstrating a strong association between sodium channel abnormalities and nerve fiber damage in mice with the MS-like disorder EAE.
With the optical switch in place, researchers could use focused light signals to open ion channels in specific areas of brain tissue, a potentially powerful technique for determining how neuronal networks function, Isacoff says.
The company's IonFlux system for ion channel screening is used by leading biopharma and academic institutions for basic research, high throughput screening, and safety testing.
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About ChanTest - The Ion Channel Expert ChanTest's mission is to serve the drug discovery and development needs of customers worldwide with high-value solutions for ion channel and GPCR biology.
Fluxion Biosciences today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement for EMD Millipore's PrecisION[R] range of ion channel cell lines.
today announced its acquisition of assets related to the ion channel biology platform from Pfizer Inc.
Contributors identified only by name discuss the voltage-gated ion channel superfamily; state-dependent drug interactions with ion channels; assay technologies; calcium, sodium, and potassium channels; and genetic and acquired channelopathies.
In 1998, MacKinnon became the first scientist to determine the three-dimensional structure of an ion channel.