Structure and function of AMPA receptors

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The application of X-ray diffraction has allowed the structure of the ligand-binding core of AMPA receptors to be determined. Here I review the insights that this has given into the molecular mechanisms of activation and desensitization of these receptors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)249-253
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Physiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 15 2004


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  • Physiology

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