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Abbrev Ca(2+)  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCitation Thomas M. Jessell, Eric R. Kandel, James H. Schwartz, Essentials of Neuroscience and Behavior,Appleton & Lange, Norwalk, CT, 1995, pp 702.  +
Definition A calcium cation that has formula Ca. An essential element in the function of the nervous system. The influx of Ca(2+) ions controlled by membrane channels affects many metabolic processes within neurons, and triggers the release of neurotransmitters.
Has role Current carrier +
Id CHEBI:29108  +
Label Calcium(2+)  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 12 August 2014 00:21:42  +
ModifiedDate 12 August 2014  +
SuperCategory Cation  +
Synonym calcium2+  +, Ca(2+)  +, calcium ion  +, Ca2+  +, calcium(2+) ion  +, Ca  +, Ca++  +, calcium(II) cation  +, calcium++  +, calcium  +
Categories Cation, Calicum cation
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Resource:HelioScan + Keywords
CNGA1 +, Calcium channel - type 1 +, Calcium channel - type 2 +, Calcium channel - type 3 +, Calcium current +, Calcium-activated potassium channel +, Calcium-activated potassium channel - type 1 +, Calcium-activated potassium channel - type 2 +, Calcium-activated potassium channel - type 3 +, Calcium-activated potassium channel - type 4 +, Calcium-activated potassium channel - type 5 +, CatSper1 +, CatSper2 +, CatSper3 +, CatSper4 +, Cav1.1 +, Cav1.2 +, Cav1.3 +, Cav1.4 +, Cav2.1 +, RelatedTo


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