"TRPV Cation Channels" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A subgroup of TRP cation channels named after the vanilloid receptor. They are very sensitive to TEMPERATURE; hot spicy food, and CAPSAICIN. They contain a TRP domain (a five-turn amphipathic helix with an invariant TRYPTOPHAN) and ANKYRIN repeats. Selectivity for CALCIUM over SODIUM ranges from 3 to 100 fold.
|TRPV Cation Channels
- TRPV Cation Channels
- Cation Channels, TRPV
- Channels, TRPV Cation
- Capsaicin Receptors
- Receptors, Capsaicin
- Vanilloid Receptors
- Receptors, Vanilloid
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