How Glutamate Receptor Subunits Mix and Match: Details Uncovered

Kasper B. Hansen, Stephen F. Traynelis

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Until now, the atomic details explaining why certain subunits prefer to coassemble has been lacking in our understanding of glutamate receptor biogenesis. In this issue, Kumar et al. describe the structural basis by which preferential subunit assembly occurs for homomeric and heteromeric kainate-type glutamate receptors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)198-200
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 28 2011


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