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Ion channel

cone snail and prey

A newly discovered mechanism may lead to better potassium- blocking drugs and improved natural pesticides

(l-r) Prof. Eitan Reuveny, Ayelet Cooper, Liora Guy-David and Dr. Adi Raveh. Gear shift

A mechanism for closing a nerve cell’s channels can instantly shift from slow gear to slamming the door shut

Complex Channels
Weizmann Institute scientists discover how ion channels are organized to effectively control nerve cell communication...