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Glossary of Physiology Terms
An inhibitor of voltage-gated potassium (K+
TEA is a quaternary ammonium cation
(positively charged ion). It is also commonly used as a cation replacement for sodium (Na+
) in physiological buffers used in ion replacement experiments.
See also:Pharmacological Inhibition of Na+ and K+ Channels
Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2014