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What does VGCC stand for?

VGCC stands for Voltage-Gated Calcium Channel (antibody)


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When a voltage change, the so-called action potential, reaches the synaptic terminal in the presynaptic neuron, calcium flows through voltage-gated calcium channels into the presynaptic neuron.
La Jolla, CA; 619-452-5892) announced the recent issuance by the United States Patent and Trademark Office of United States Patent 5,863,902 relating to the company's novel compounds and methods for treating amyloid plaque deposition in Alzheimer's disease, and patents 5,587,958, 5,874,236 and 5,876,958 relating to drug screening directed at voltage-gated calcium channels which are implicated in chronic pain, epilepsy, stroke and migraine, diseases with significant unmet needs in treatment.
Now, study's boffins have revealed that the flow of calcium ions into brain cells via voltage-gated calcium channels plays an important role in the generation of alcohol withdrawal seizures, because blocking this flow suppresses these seizures.
5,863,902 relating to the Company's novel compounds and methods for treating amyloid plaque deposition in Alzheimer's disease, and patents 5,587,958, 5,874,236 and 5,876,958 relating to drug screening directed at voltage-gated calcium channels which are implicated in chronic pain, epilepsy, stroke and migraine, diseases with significant unmet needs in treatment.