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An intrusive chaperone

Stargazin is best known for helping to ferry receptor proteins to the surface of neurons. The discovery that it has an unexpected additional role has widespread implications for the way that neurons talk to each other.

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Figure 1: Dual roles for Stargazin.


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Kristensen, A., Traynelis, S. An intrusive chaperone. Nature 435, 1042–1043 (2005).

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