patch-clamp technique

German: Patch-clamp-Methode
Japanese: パッチクランプ法

Physiology. An electrophysiologic technique for studying cells, cell membranes, and occasionally isolated organelles. A tiny glass electrode is tightly attached to a cell membrane, enclosing a small area of the membrane surface (patch), thus permitting the measurement of single membrane-channel currents.

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