"Calcium Channels" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Voltage-dependent cell membrane glycoproteins selectively permeable to calcium ions. They are categorized as L-, T-, N-, P-, Q-, and R-types based on the activation and inactivation kinetics, ion specificity, and sensitivity to drugs and toxins. The L- and T-types are present throughout the cardiovascular and central nervous systems and the N-, P-, Q-, & R-types are located in neuronal tissue.
- Calcium Channels
- Ion Channel, Calcium
- Calcium Ion Channel
- Ion Channels, Calcium
- Calcium Ion Channels
- Calcium Channel Blocker Receptor
- Receptors, Calcium Channel Blocker
- Calcium Channel Antagonist Receptors
- Receptors, Calcium Channel Antagonist
- Calcium Channel Antagonist Receptor
- Voltage-Dependent Calcium Channels
- Calcium Channels, Voltage-Dependent
- Channels, Voltage-Dependent Calcium
- Voltage Dependent Calcium Channels
- Calcium Channel
- Calcium Channel Blocker Receptors
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