Problem: Describe the properties of a voltage gated potassium channel. What is its' role in an ? Is there any effect of the inactivating particle?

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Some properties of a voltage gated potassium channel include the following: 

  • Its channel opens in response to changes in the membrane potential
  • It has the ability to have a subsequent channel closing and inactivation
  • It has the ability to select specific ions that can pass through the membrane.
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Describe the properties of a voltage gated potassium channel. What is its' role in an ? Is there any effect of the inactivating particle?