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Search Results for: ligand gated ion channels

Ligand gated ion channels

Ligand gated ion channel a transmembrane ion channel whose permeability is increased by the binding of a specific ligand,... Read More

Gated ion channel

(Science: physiology) transmembrane proteins of excitable cells, that allow a flux of ions to pass only under defined... Read More

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

Ligand

Definition noun, plural: ligands (1) A molecule, ion or atom bonded to the central metal atom of a coordination... Read More

Modulation

modulation --> neuromodulation alteration in the effectiveness of voltage gated or ligand gated ion channels by changing... Read More