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Mesh term Ion Channels

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Membrane Glycoproteins
Membrane Transport Proteins


Gated, ion-selective glycoproteins that traverse membranes. The stimulus for ION CHANNEL GATING can be due to a variety of stimuli such as LIGANDS, a TRANSMEMBRANE POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE, mechanical deformation or through INTRACELLULAR SIGNALING PEPTIDES AND PROTEINS.

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Calcium Channels
Chloride Channels
Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Cation Channels
Hyperpolarization-Activated Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Channels
Ligand-Gated Ion Channels
Potassium Channels
Sodium Channels
Transient Receptor Potential Channels

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