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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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Products include the BioFlux[TM] system for studying cellular interactions and the IonFlux[TM] system for high throughput ion channel screening.
We are delighted to present these case studies in ion channel transfection from users of the MaxCyte STX, and validation of our technology by such renowned industry experts as Dr.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences have discovered an entirely new class of ion channels.
In this context, Li et al [16] investigated the effect of ion channel noise on dynamics of neuron in the presence of autapse based on a stochastic Hodgkin-Huxley (HH) model.
TetraGenetics uses proprietary technology (TetraExpress) to produce ion channel proteins in membrane preparations and in purified form for use in antibody discovery, structural biology and small molecule screening programs.
About TetraGenetics: TetraGenetics uses proprietary technology (TetraExpress) to produce ion channel proteins in membrane preparations and in purified form for use in antibody discovery, structural biology and small molecule screening programs.
Icagen's ultimate goal is to reduce the time and cost of bringing ion channel and transporter drug candidates to market for our clients.
Sreelatha explains that ion channels are pores in the membranes of cells or of organelles within cells that allow regulated passage of small molecules or ions across membranes.
This ion channel, known as TREK2, is present in the membranes of these neurons, and the researchers showed that it provides a natural innate protection against this pain.
Since the CFTR gene discovery, hundreds of mutations have been identified, including G551D, which results in a protein that disrupts the ion channel function of the cystic fibrosis protein.
at Columbia University has demonstrated, for the first time, the effective use of ensemble recording to measure ion channel currents from human primary cells.
Without ion channel proteins, our nerves would shut down and we wouldn't be able to see, move or breathe.