Gating

[electrophysiology] In electrophysiology, the term gating refers to the opening (activation) or closing (by deactivation or inactivation) of ion channels. When ion channels are in a `closed` (non-conducting) state, they are impermeable to ions and do not conduct electrical current. When ion channels are in an open state, they conduct electr...
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Gating

[telecommunication] In telecommunication, the term gating has the following meanings: ...
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Gating

is the active transition of an ion channel from an open to a closed state
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gating

1. In a biological membrane, the opening and closing of a channel, believed to be associated with changes in integral membrane proteins. ... 2. A process in which electrical signals are selected by a gate, which passes such signals only when the gate pulse is present to act as a control signal, or passes only the signals that have certain character...
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gating

(gāt┬┤ing) controlling access or passage through gates or channels. selection of electrical signals by a gate, which passes signals only when a control signal (the gate pulse) is present, or passes only signals with certain characteristics, such as a pulse height. substrate-binding– or li...
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gating

the process of connecting and disconnecting two circuits or transmission channels at specific instants or for defined values of a signal
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gating

Type: Term Pronunciation: gāt′ing Definitions: 1. In a biologic membrane, the opening and closing of a channel, believed to be associated with changes in integral membrane proteins. 2. A process in which electrical signals are selected by a gate, which passes such signals only when the gate pulse is present to act as a control signal, or...
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Gating

[punishment] Gating is a type of punishment similar to a detention used typically at educational institutions, especially boarding schools. Precisely what a gating consists of and the rules surrounding it will vary between institutions, but the common element is that someone who has been gated is not permitted to leave the establishment. Th...
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