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Keyword - Voltage-gated channel (KW-0851)

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Definition

Protein which is a component of a voltage-gated channel. Voltage-gated ion channels are responsible for the electrical activity in a variety of cell types. They probably exist in all life forms.

Synonyms

  • Voltage-gated cation channel
  • Voltage-gated ion channel

Category

Molecular function

GOi

voltage-gated ion channel activity [ GO:0005244 ]
regulation of ion transmembrane transport [ GO:0034765 ]

Graphical

Voltage-gated channelIon transportIon channelMolecular functionTransportBiological process