Chloride channel opener

A chloride channel opener is a type of drug which facilitates ion transmission through chloride channels.

An example is 1,10-phenanthroline, which activates CFTR chloride channels.[1]

See also


  1. Duszyk M, MacVinish L, Cuthbert AW (2001). "Phenanthrolines--a new class of CFTR chloride channel openers". Br. J. Pharmacol. 134 (4): 853–64. doi:10.1038/sj.bjp.0704328. PMC 1573018Freely accessible. PMID 11606326.

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