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a positively charged ion

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Pharmacology of vanilloid transient receptor potential cation channels.
2005) Accumulation of free ADP-ribose from mitochondria mediates oxidative stress-induced gating of TRPM2 cation channels.
ASICs are voltage-independent cation channels, which are gated by extracellular protons, and therefore, constitute effective proton sensors in both central and peripheral neurons.
Harteneck, "Inhibition of TRPM2 cation channels by N-(p-amylcinnamoyl)anthranilic acid," British Journal of Pharmacology, vol.
2+] permeable erythrocyte cation channels is still illdefined but presumably involves the transient receptor potential channel TRPC6 (Foller et al.
from intracellular stores), nonselective cation channels, and [Ca.
The Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) channel family comprises a novel group of non-selective cation channels that are distinct from classical sodium, calcium or potassium voltage-gated channels and provide the potential to develop selective and safer ion channel drugs.
In guinea-pig ileum the contraction elicited by high potassium is due to influx of extracellular calcium into the muscle cell via voltage-dependent calcium channels (Bolton, 1979), and was completely inhibited by diltiazem, whereas ACh-induced responses may instead involve activation of non-selective cation channels (Chen et al.