Ion channels are integral membrane proteins present in virtually all living cells that open due to changes in voltage, a chemical ligand or other stimuli including temperature, mechanical stimuli, or in some cases, light.
Their involvement in almost all physiological processes means that malfunction often underlies disease. This makes them important pharmacological targets.
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