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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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Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered a protein channel that helps nerve sensors in blood vessels keep blood pressure in check.
A second anti-cystic fibrosis approach calls for using one of the body's own chemicals to get another protein channel to make up for the nonfunctional CFTR protein, while the third would make better use of the defective CFTR protein.
MIT biophysicists propose that nerve cell membranes build up electrical charges using protein channels as gates for sodium ions (7/1/72, p.