May refer to either multiple ion channel classes or to multiple members of a single class.
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Gated, ion-selective glycoproteins that traverse membranes. The stimulus for channel gating can be a membrane potential, drug, transmitter, cytoplasmic messenger, or a mechanical deformation. Ion channels which are integral parts of ionotropic neurotransmitter receptors are not included.
The numerical value of ion channels in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of ion channels in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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