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Researchers' Description Of The Regulation Of A New Family Of Ion Channels May Open Doors For Therapies For A Variety Of Conditions

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June 20, 2001
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University Of Washington
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Researchers have made an important scientific advance by describing the regulatory mechanisms for two members of a new family of ion channels found in non-excitable cells. Their discoveries may pave the way for novel treatments for a variety of conditions, including immune system diseases, blood disorders, liver and kidney failure, strokes, damage from aging, and insulin shock.

Researchers have made an important scientific advance by describing the regulatory mechanisms for two members of a new family of ion channels found in non-excitable cells. Their discoveries may pave the way for novel treatments for a variety of conditions, including immune system diseases, blood disorders, liver and kidney failure, strokes, damage from aging, and insulin shock. Their findings are published in two articles in last week's issue of the journal Nature.


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University Of Washington. (2001, June 20). Researchers' Description Of The Regulation Of A New Family Of Ion Channels May Open Doors For Therapies For A Variety Of Conditions. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010605072410.htm
University Of Washington. "Researchers' Description Of The Regulation Of A New Family Of Ion Channels May Open Doors For Therapies For A Variety Of Conditions." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010605072410.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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