voltage-gating

voltage-gating

membrane channel opening mediated by alterations in membrane voltage.
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To determine the voltage-gating properties of the intercellular channels, transjunctional potentials ([V.sub.j]) of opposite polarity were generated by hyperpolarizing or depolarizing one cell in 20 mV steps (over a range of [+ or -] 120 mV), while clamping the second cell at -40 mV.

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