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Two-bit anion channel really shapes up

Nature volume 383, pages 295296 (26 September 1996) | Download Citation

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Channels that conduct anions or cations across cell membranes are of immense physiological importance. But what do they look like? A chloride channel turns out to have a double-barrelled structure quite unlike that of cation channels.

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  1. Laboratory of Cardiac/Membrane Physiology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA.

    • David C. Gadsby

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