ionotropic


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ionotropic

(aɪˌɒnəˈtrɒpɪk)
adj
exhibiting an ordering of particles that is a result of the addition of an electrolyte to a colloidal suspension
Translations
ionotrop
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Glutamate modulates ionotropic N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) and [alpha]-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) receptors, and a family of nonionic metabotropic receptors, or mGluRs.
The company added that SPRAVATO uses the first new mechanism of action and works on the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor, an ionotropic glutamate receptor in the brain.
Formulation and evaluation of metoclopramide hydrochloride microbeads by ionotropic gelation method.
Postoperative parameters include ICU stay, ventilation time, ionotropic requirement, postoperative BIPAP usage, respiratory rate, FiO2, PEEP, arrhythmia, infection, reexploration and in hospital mortality.
The patient was persistently hypotensive despite 500mls of intravenous crystalloid resuscitation, as well as intravenous ionotropic support.
The ionotropic gelation method used in this study to encapsulate glycerol through an 18-gauge needle resulted in fresh bead size of approximately 3 mm in diameter with a spherical appearance and a smooth outer matrix (Figure 1).
Features of low-flow vascular states such as sepsis, congestive heart failure, use of ionotropic agents, and other causes of hypotension in the acute setting should lead to a high index of suspicion for ischemic bowel and a low threshold for surgery.
GABA receptors are major ionotropic receptors for fast-acting neurological-inhibition.
As illustrated in figure 1, the DRGs are more implicated in signaling pathways; but the DRGs from frontal cortex were more enriched in ionotropic glutamate receptor pathway and metabo-tropic glutamate receptor group II and III pathways.
Direct evidence for GABAergic activity of Withania somnifera on mammalian ionotropic GABAA and GABArho receptors.
(3,4) Because of its negative ionotropic effect, it may cause or worsen congestive heart failure, particularly in patients with cardiomyopathy, preexisting severe heart failure (New York Heart Association functional class III or IV), or an ejection fraction <30%.3 Flecainide is primarily metabolized by the hepatic cytochrome P450 CYP2D6 system; however, approximately 30% of an oral dose is excreted in urine as unchanged drug.