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2012-04-23 13:07:39

Tiny pores, or channels, embedded in cell membranes are critical to the healthy functioning of cells.

2011-08-30 11:12:55

A gene that governs the flow of potassium in and out of cells in blood vessels could provide a new avenue for controlling blood pressure.

2011-07-14 15:21:50

BK channels (large-conductance, Ca2+-dependent K+ channels) are essential for the regulation of important biological processes such as smooth muscle tone and neuronal excitability.

2009-05-05 12:04:40

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have identified a new anticonvulsant compound that has the potential to stop the development of epilepsy. The findings are published in the current issue of the journal Epilepsia.


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The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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