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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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Expression of aquaporin 1 and aquaporin 4 in the temporal neocortex of patients with Parkinson's disease.
Influence of saquinavir (SQV) on high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1), phospho-NF-[kabba]B (p-NF- [kabba]B), and aquaporin 5 in lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated human type I alveolar epithelial cells (AT I) by western blotting.
Diber et al., "Improving plant stress tolerance and yield production: is the tonoplast aquaporin SlTIP2;2 a key to isohydric to anisohydric conversion?," New Phytologist, vol.
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Kharrazian, "Detection of Antibodies againstHuman and Plant Aquaporins in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis," Autoimmune Diseases, vol.
Mader et al., "Pathogenic T cell responses against aquaporin 4," Acta Neuropathologica, vol.
Kharrazian, "Detection of antibodies against human and plant aquaporins in patients with multiple sclerosis," Autoimmune Diseases, vol.
Abbreviations AQP2: Aquaporin 2 CNIs: Calcineurin inhibitors NKCC2: [Na.sup.+]-[K.sup.+] -2[Cl.sup.-]-cotransporter ICU: Pediatric intensive care unit PRSL: Potential renal solute load RTA: Renal tubular acidosis.
During the formation of cerebral edema, the water channel aquaporin 4 (AQP4) facilitates astrocyte swelling, and AQP4 mediates the reabsorption of extracellular edema fluid [13].