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Curr Biol. 1999 Jan 28;9(2):R49-52.

Membrane fusion: structure snared at last.

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Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, New Jersey, 08544, USA. hughson@princeton.edu

Abstract

The structure of the core of the neuronal 'SNARE complex', involved in neurotransmitter release, has been determined recently. Its topological similarity to viral fusion proteins suggests how the SNARE complex might facilitate membrane fusion.

PMID:
10021356
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(99)80008-6
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