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the most rapid rate of voltage change; in cellular electrophysiology it applies to phase 0 of the action potential.
1 abbreviation for maxima.
2 abbreviation for maximum.
A regional term for gamma hydroxy butyrate dissolved in water and mixed with amphetamines.
An enzyme that interacts with the protein product of Myc by means of a leucine zipper motif, instructing cells to mature, divide or undergo autodestruction or apoptosis.
MAX. A gene on chromosome 14q23 that encodes a member of the basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper (bHLHZ) family of transcription factors, which form homo- and heterodimers with other family members—e.g., MAD, MXI1 and MYC. MYC-MAX upregulates transcription; MAD-MAX downregulates it.