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A New Portrait Puts Potassium Pore in a Fresh Light

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Science  05 Aug 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5736, pp. 867
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5736.867

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An atomic structure of a potassium channel, which is central to the firing of neurons, may settle some debates over how this critical protein operates. The results appear on pages 897 and 903 of this issue of Science.