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Ion Channel Gating
The opening and closing of ion channels due to a stimulus. The stimulus can be a change in membrane potential (voltage-gated), drugs or chemical transmitters (ligand-gated), or a mechanical deformation. Gating is thought to involve conformational changes of the ion channel which alters selective permeability.
The numerical value of ion channel gating in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of ion channel gating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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