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A 'rocking' receptor: Crucial brain-signaling molecule requires coordinated motion to turn on

Full activation of a protein ensemble essential for communication between nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord requires the rocking motion of some of the ensemble?s segments. The ensemble is known to be defective in neurological disorders like epilepsy and Parkinson's so this insight has important implications.
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