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Structural biology

Ion channel seen by electron microscopy

Structures of the heat-sensitive TRPV1 ion channel have been solved using single-particle electron cryo-microscopy, representing a landmark in the use of this technique for structural biology. See Articles p.107 & p.113

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Figure 1: TRPV1 in closed and open states.


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Henderson, R. Ion channel seen by electron microscopy. Nature 504, 93–94 (2013).

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