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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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Novel mechanism associated with an inherited cardiac arrhythmia: defective protein in trafficking by the mutant HERG (G6015) potassium channel.
Slow potassium channels are activated during sustained depolarization and high-frequency discharge and modulate repetitive firing patterns.
We found that the addition of excess KCl to the seawater stimulated settlement and metamorphosis, whereas this effect was negated by simultaneous addition of the potassium channel blocker tetraethylammonium chloride (TEA).
Expression of the calcium-activated potassium channel in upper and lower segment human myometrium during pregnancy and parturition.
Abbreviations SUR: Sulfonylurea receptor IPC: Ischemic preconditioning IR: Ischemia-reperfusion KCO: Potassium channel opener 5-HD: 5-Hydroxydecanoate ROS: Reactive oxygen species STV: Isosteviol NAC: N-Acetyl-cysteine APD: Action potential duration DNP: Dinitrophenol RMP: Resting membrane potential PKC: Protein kinase C AMPA: AMP-activated kinase.
In conclusion, dihydrospinochalcone-A induces a significant antihypertensive effect due to its direct vasorelaxant action on rat aorta rings, through NO/sCG/PKG pathway and potassium channel opening.
Potassium channels are downregulated on the pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells of patients with PAH, suggesting a therapeutic role for a potassium channel opener.
In in vitro experiments using a rat pituitary cell line, Armstrong's team found that thyroid hormone stimulates potassium channel activity through a signal transduction cascade that involves PI3 kinase and Rac GTPase.
A research team has now obtained the first atomic-scale portrait of one of these crucial gatekeepers, a voltage-dependent potassium channel.
The cause of this patient's symptoms was determined to be the effect of bergapten (5-methoxypsoralen) as a largely selective axolemmal potassium channel blocker.
FAMPYRA is an oral potassium channel blocker which is thought to work by stopping potassium leaving the nerve cells which have been damaged by MS.
These relaxation responses were not altered by the pretreatment of inhibitors of endothelium-related dilator synthases, cGMP and cAMP pathway inhibitors, potassium channel ([BK.

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