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On the scent of mitochondrial calcium

Nature Neuroscience volume 15, pages 653654 (2012) | Download Citation

Odorants are now shown to elevate mitochondrial Ca2+ in sensory neurons; moreover, blocking this Ca2+ sequestration impairs dynamic range. Acute stimulation rapidly recruits mitochondria from the soma to the dendritic knob.

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  1. Frank Zufall is in the Department of Physiology, University of Saarland School of Medicine, Homburg, Germany.

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