ligand-gated

adjective

: permitting or blocking passage through a cell membrane in response to a chemical stimulus
a ligand-gated ion channel triggered by ATPJ. M. Besson

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“Ligand-gated.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ligand-gated. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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