Calcium channel

Calcium channel

(Science: physiology) a membrane channel that is specific for calcium. It is a voltage-dependent cell membrane glycoproteins selectively permeable to calcium ions. They are categorised as l, t, n, or p types based on the activation and inactivation kinetics, ion specificity, and sensitivity to drugs and toxins.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 3,779 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link