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Synonyms for sodium

a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group

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i] are dimensionless variables that represent for the potassium ion channel activation, sodium ion channel activation and inactivation, respectively.
The extent of influence of different metal ions on maximum fluorescence intensity of the toxin in the descending order was: lead ion, calcium ion, sodium ion.
The evaluation of the sodium ion balance was performed on the basis of extraction of the input and output components in respect of the particular geosystem.
For example, EC and OCM are often generated by motor vehicles, whereas sodium ion is associated with aerosolized sea salt (Ito et al.
Myotonia is a burst of excess electrical signals in the cell membrane, and is related to defects in voltage-gated sodium ion channels.
According to the most recent analyses the composition of "Mivela" is as follows: bicarbonate ion (from 1990 to 2073 mg/L), free CO2 (from 500 to 872 mg/L), sodium ion (from 109 to 127 mg/L), calcium ion (from 21.
In 2007 the two entered into a worldwide collaboration for the discovery, development and commercialization of compounds that modify three specific sodium ion channels as new potential treatments for pain and related disorders.
Sodium ion was measured by Flamephotometry (Zarinkafsh, 1993).
The sodium ion itself is used for electrical signaling in the nervous system.
In the thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle, the chloride pump promotes passive reabsorption of sodium ion and actively reabsorbs chlorine ion.
Only the bicarbonate ion is involved in chemical reactions of this compound; thus the sodium ion may be disregarded.
Two yet to be launched products, Forest Laboratories/Cypress Biosciences's antidepressant milnacipran and Schwarz Pharma's sodium ion channel antagonist/CRMP2 modulator lacosamide (Vimpat), will compete for market share as well as provide the benefit of an additional mechanism of action.
If Liverpool City Council gives up buying in bottled water for its staff, it will save pounds 48,000 a year and also do its bit to cut down on unnecessary packaging, carbon dioxide emissions, sodium ion intake and benzene contamination.
Seeing now that NCX1, in some instances, moves an extra calcium or an extra sodium ion lets us predict much better how this system works in the heart and how it affects the function of the heart," Dr.
They include a variety of potassium channels, CLC chloride channels, sodium ion channels, aquaporins facilitating the membrane transport of water, and bacteria mechano-sensitive channels serving as passages for various osmolytes including ions.