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The structure of TRPC ion channels.

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Summary of "The structure of TRPC ion channels."

Briefly review the recent structural work of transient receptor potential canonical (TRPC) ion channels by using electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM). The high resolution structures of TRPC3, TRPC4, TRPC5 and TRPC6 are discussed.

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Name: Cell calcium
ISSN: 1532-1991
Pages: 25-28

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