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Science 321 (5893): 1166-1167

Copyright © 2008 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

BIOCHEMISTRY:
Opening the Molecular Floodgates

Chris S. Gandhi1 and Douglas C. Rees1,2

Structural studies reveal how mechanosensitive channels respond to membrane tension.


1Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.

2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA. E-mail:dcrees{at}caltech.edu


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