Ion channel

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In biochemistry and signal transduction, ion channels are "gated, ion-selective glycoproteins that traverse membranes. The stimulus for channel gating can be a membrane potential, drug, transmitter, cytoplasmic messenger, or a mechanical deformation."[1]

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