An Internal Dial for Sensitivity and Gain of Rapid Mechanotransduction.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Piezos are ion channels that are activated by mechanical force. Now, 10 years after their initial discovery, Geng et al. (2020) reports, in this issue of Neuron, a novel Piezo1 variant with distinct functional properties, providing key insights into Piezo's structure and function that were fully unexpected.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lewis, AH; Grandl, J

Published Date

  • May 6, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 106 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 361 - 363

PubMed ID

  • 32380048

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC8601120

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4199

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.04.015


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States