Potassium channels: Introduction

Note that whilst the 'Potassium channels' family is listed under 'Voltage-gated ion channels' two of the subfamilies, the Inwardly rectifying potassium channels and Two P domain potassium channels, are NOT voltage-gated. These 4 subfamilies are placed in a single category based on overall function and evolutionary relationships.

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Potassium channels, introduction. Last modified on 29/07/2019. Accessed on 13/05/2021. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/FamilyIntroductionForward?familyId=133.