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  • n. Any inherited disease caused by a mutation in the genes that code for ion channel subunits or the proteins that regulate them.


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  • The condition has since been identified as channelopathy, a protein irregularity that can lead to chronic fatigue.

  • And what the heck is channelopathy and why is that not as bad as mitochondrial disorder to an outfielder anyway?

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  • Dr. Jacob Levitt, an associate professor at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, and himself a periodic paralysis patient: In brief, it is a neuromuscular ion channelopathy where the voltage gating gets perturbed due to a mutation such that imbalances in potassium, inside and outside the cell, cause the voltage gate to shut off, rendering the muscle membrane inexcitable and thereby causing paralysis.

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  • The former Hendricken star has seen his playing career heavily disrupted by channelopathy, an illness that sapped his energy. Projo Local News

  • For patients suspected of having a cardiac channelopathy or cardiomyopathy

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  • He missed all of the 2005 season, not because of channelopathy but due to severe knee and elbow injuries.

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  • Baldelli has no problems this spring with his condition of channelopathy, which causes excessive muscle fatigue.

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  • This offseason, additional tests showed that Baldelli didn't have a mitochondrial disorder and instead had channelopathy - a less severe illness.

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  • (channelopathy) - Saito arrives after suffering an ailment in 2008.

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  • Baldelli's chronic channelopathy, which causes fatigue in his muscles and limits his day-to-day availability, is something with which he and the team stats] must deal.

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