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any small compartment

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Ankyrins also play critical roles for ion channel regulation in other excitable cells, such as neurons and heart cells called cardiomyocytes,"
Some neurons and other excitable cells (eg pacemaker cells in the heart, interstitial cells of Cajal in the smooth muscle of the gut) generate action potentials spontaneously in a rhythmical pattern.
This maintains excitable cells in a depolarized state, in which they behave like cholinergic agents and cause dose-dependent hypotension, bradycardia and respiratory-rate depression (3).
They're unlikely to be involved in magnetic sensing as they are not excitable cells and cannot produce electrical signals which could be registered by neurons and therefore influence the pigeon's behaviour.
That, combined with the probe's stability in the membrane, could be a huge asset to studies of certain electrically excitable cells such as neurons, which send signals throughout the brain, spinal cord and other nerves.
The company's flagship product, the Photoconductive Stimulation Device (PSD) stimulates excitable cells in a precise and controllable fashion.