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(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
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Isaacs' syndrome is a rare neuromuscular disorder, characterized by hyperexcitability of the peripheral nerves and continuous activation of muscle fibers, due to auto-antibodies directed against the voltage-gated potassium channels (1).
Keywords: Fasciculations, Peripheral nerve hyper-excitability, Voltage gated potassium channels.
The inward rectification mechanism of the HERG cardiac potassium channel. Nature 1996; 379: 833-6.
PDF neurons, Inwardly rectifying potassium channels, Sleep/wake cycle, Kir channels, PDF-Tri neurons.
Potassium channel subunits encoded by the KCNE gene family: physiology and pathophysiology of the MinK-related peptides (MiRPs).
Potassium channel structures are classified as voltage-dependent (Kv), calcium-dependent, inward rectifier, and two-pore according to their functions and pharmacological effects (29, 30).
However, the activities of [I.sub.K] are dependent not only on expression levels of the potassium channel, but also on the phosphorylation status of the channels (25).
The potassium channel Ether a go-go is a novel prognostic factor with functional relevance in acute myeloid leukemia.
Keywords: Cramp-fasciculation syndrome (CFS), peripheral nerve hyperexcitability, voltage-gated potassium channel (VGKC)-complex proteins, neuropathic pain
Possible explanations for these contradictory findings could be related to age of the animals, since age influences calcium-activated potassium channels and voltage-activated potassium channel expression [75].
Honore, "Mechano- or acid stimulation, two interactive modes of activation of the TREK-1 potassium channel," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
For example, progesterone at micromolar concentrations directly blocks the voltage-dependent calcium channel that triggers neurotransmitter release to alleviate the neurotoxicity in the brain [90] and the therapeutic concentrations can block the voltage-gated potassium channel in striatal neurons in rats [89].

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