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channel

In charting, a line connecting a series of high points accompanied by a parallel line connecting a series of low points. The two parallel lines compose the channel in which the variable (for example, a stock price) has been moving and is expected to continue moving. An ascending channel indicates a bullish trend, while a descending channel represents a bearish trend. Breaking downward through an ascending series of low prices or upward through a descending series of high prices indicates a likely change in trend.

channel

the means of physically distributing a product from the producer to the ultimate customer. See DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL.

channel

see DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL.
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Learn More about Icagen's Sodium Channel Capabilities: Upcoming Webinar, October 7, 2015
7 sodium channel and found that the antibody can bind to the channel and stabilize its closed state.
Acts on sodium channels thereby blocking release of glutamate (excitatory neurotransmitter)
Those animals resist pain from acidic environments by shutting down a different type of sodium channel.
Alexander Burashnikov presented a poster showing that a drug for atrial fibrillation, being promoted as a small conductance calcium-activated potassium channel (SK) inhibitor, actually works to suppress AF via a very different mechanism, namely atrial-selective suppression of sodium channel current.
In approximately one fourth of Brugada patients, a mutation has been reported in the cardiac sodium channel gene (SCN5A) on chromosome 3, which encodes for the a-subunit of the cardiac sodium channel (2).
Other patterns (Type 2 and Type 3) that convert to a Type 1 ECG after sodium channel blockade can also be diagnostic in conjunction with clinical criteria (2).
Nasdaq:ICGN) has provided an update on its sodium channel program for pain and related disorders, which is being conducted in collaboration with Pfizer.
A phase II study is ongoing to determine whether oral nerispirdine--a potassium and sodium channel blocker--can improve walking speed in more than 300 people with all types of MS.

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