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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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4] Human genes: PHACTR1, phosphatase and actin regulator 1; HNF1A, HNF1 homeobox A; PCSK9, proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9; SORT1, sortilin 1; SLC22A3, solute carrier family 22 (extraneuronal monoamine transporter), member 3; LPAL2, lipoprotein, Lp(a)-like 2, pseudogene; LPA, lipoprotein, Lp(a); MRAS, muscle RAS oncogene homolog; KCNE2, potassium voltage-gated channel, Isk-related family, member 2.
Neuropeptides are released from neurons through a process that -- like other secretory events -- is triggered primarily by the influx of calcium into the neuron through voltage-gated channels.
Because the amino acid makeup of the bacterial potassium channel is similar to that of other voltage-gated channels, especially in the paddle regions, it's likely that all such channels operate in the same way, predicts MacKinnon.

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