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In work that could someday improve treatments for epilepsy, scientists have the first three-dimensional structure of a member of a large family of human proteins that carry charged particles -- ions -- across the cell membrane.
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Epilepsy is defined as a disorder of brain function characterized by recurrent seizures that have a sudden onset. (Oxford Medical Dictionary). A seizure is caused by a sudden burst of excess electrical activity in the brain, causing a tempora...