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A receptor unlocked

G-protein-coupled receptors govern many biological functions, yet little is known about the molecular basis of their activity. The structure of a prominent example of these receptors is now revealed.

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Figure 1: Structure of a G-protein-coupled receptor.

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Sprang, S. A receptor unlocked. Nature 450, 355–356 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/450355a

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