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potassium-channel activator


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potassium-channel activator

potassium-channel activator n.

potassium-channel activator

potassium-channel activator n.

potassium-channel activator n.

Shear stress and intermediate-conductance calcium-activated potassium channels

Nitroglycerin-mediated vasorelaxation is modulated by endothelial calcium-activated potassium channels

The stretch-activated potassium channel TREK-1 in rat cardiac ventricular muscle

Calcium-Activated Potassium (BK) Channels Are Encoded by Duplicate slo1 Genes in Teleost Fishes

Regulation of HERG potassium channel activation by protein kinase C independent of direct phosphorylation of the channel protein

Intrinsically disordered C-terminal segments of voltage-activated potassium channels: a possible fishing rod-like mechanism for channel binding to scaffold proteins

Angiotensin II-activated protein kinase C targets caveolae to inhibit aortic ATP-sensitive potassium channels

Activation of mitochondrial ATP-sensitive potassium channels improves rotenone-related motor and neurochemical alterations in rats

Small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels contribute to action potential repolarization in human atria

Calcium‐activated potassium channel SK1‐ and IK1‐like immunoreactivity in injured human sensory neurones and its regulation by neurotrophic factors

Intracoronary levosimendan prevents myocardial ischemic damages and activates survival signaling through ATP-sensitive potassium channel and nitric oxide

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40POVEREXPRESSION OF G PROTEIN-ACTIVATED INWARD RECTIFIER POTASSIUM CHANNEL 1 (GIRK1) IS ASSOCIATED WITH LYMPH NODE METASTASIS AND POOR PROGNOSIS IN BREAST CANCER

Activation of the plant mitochondrial potassium channel by free fatty acids and acyl-CoA esters: a possible defence mechanism in the response to hyperosmotic stress

 

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Any one of a class of drugs that enhance the movement of potassium ions through the ion channels in cell membranes. In the case of smooth muscle cells, such as those in the walls of arteries, their sensitivity to the normal stimuli to contract is reduced. The result is relaxation of the muscle fibres and widening of the arteries. Potassium-channel activators are used for improving the blood supply to the heart muscle in angina pectoris. Possible side-effects include headache, flushing, vomiting, dizziness, and weakness. A currently available member of the class is nicorandil (Ikorel), administered orally.

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