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K+ channel gating mechanism proposed using EPR

Nature Structural Biology volume 5, pages 418420 (1998) | Download Citation

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New results indicate that a K+ channel switches from a closed state to an open state by widening the hydrophobic pore on the cytoplasmic side of the membrane.

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  1. Department of Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA. email: shin@cchem.berkeley.edu

    • Yeon-Kyun Shin

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