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Transmembrane signalling

Membrane messengers

Nature Chemistry volume 9, pages 406407 (2017) | Download Citation

Life has evolved elaborate means of communicating essential chemical information across cell membranes. Inspired by biology, two new artificial mechanisms have now been developed that use synthetic messenger molecules to relay chemical signals into or across lipid membranes.

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  1. Scott L. Cockroft is at the EaStCHEM School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, Joseph Black Building, David Brewster Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FJ, UK

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