LIGAND-GATED ION CHANNEL

a channel in the membrane of a cell or organelle which responses to the binding of a molecule (otherwise known as a ligand).

LIGAND-GATED ION CHANNEL: "Ligand-gated ion channels are unique in that they respond at certain potential difference to specific molecule."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LIGAND-GATED ION CHANNEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ligand-gated-ion-channel/ (accessed March 29, 2020).
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