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Special focus: Calcium.Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology July 2003 Includes: Looking forward to seeing calcium. Rudolf, R. et al. Calcium signalling during embryonic development. Webb, S. E. & Miller, A. L.

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SNARE function revisited. Rizo, J. Nature Structural Biology June 2003 A News and Views article on new data that challenge the accepted model for intracellular membrane fusion during neurotransmitter release.

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