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Detailed images of NMDA receptors help explain how zinc and a drug affect their function

07:00 EST 1 Dec 2016 | Medical Xpress

The difference between mental health and mental illness can turn on changes in brain cells and their connections that are almost incomprehensibly tiny, at least in physical terms. This irony is brought to light by X-ray crystallography, a method that enables neuroscientists to map the structure of brain proteins atom by atom, using high-energy X-rays.

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