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Faster than kiss-and-run

An ultrafast mode of vesicle endocytosis — a crucial process occurring at neural junctions that underpins brain function — has been uncovered. Long-standing models of endocytosis will therefore need to be re-evaluated. See Article p.242

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Figure 1: Ultrafast endocytosis.

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Cho, S., von Gersdorff, H. Faster than kiss-and-run. Nature 504, 220–221 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature12842

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