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June 01, 2008 (Vol. 28, No. 11)

Ion Channels Play Key Role in R&D

Subtype Selectivity Is Being Developed to Improve Efficacy and Reduce Side Effects

  • Maintenance of cardiac rhythm and pain sensation require the flow of ions across the membranes of all cells. Ion channels, which facilitate this movement, are protein assemblies that penetrate the membrane and catalyze passage of specific ions such as sodium (Na+), potassium (K+), or calcium (Ca2+) into or out ...

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