name: mechanosensitive ion channel activity
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def: "Enables the transmembrane transfer of an ion by a channel that opens in response to a mechanical stress." [GOC:mtg_transport, ISBN:0815340729]
synonym: "mechanically gated channel activity" EXACT 
synonym: "mechanically-gated channel activity" EXACT 
synonym: "mechanically-gated ion channel activity" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0005216 ! ion channel activity
is_a: GO:0022836 ! gated channel activity
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