Decoding Calcium Signaling

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Science  07 Jan 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5706, pp. 56-57
DOI: 10.1126/science.1108163

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Calcium ions are crucial second-messenger molecules and are particularly important during T cell development and activation. In their Perspective, Winslow and Crabtree discuss the identification of two ion channels that are key regulators of the calcium response during activation of T cells ( Badou et al. and Launay et al.).