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MPFI researchers make significant advance in understanding calcium channel function

20:00 EDT 7 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience) A new study conducted by researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience uncovers critical aspects of calcium channel function. Young and his team developed a technique to simultaneously probe both the structure and function of calcium channels with unrivaled accuracy. For the first time, the researchers could monitor the calcium channel impact on calcium signals in a presynaptic terminal, overturning prevailing theories that explain variability in neurotransmitter release during neuronal communication.

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