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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. 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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ion channel gating in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ion channel gating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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