PubMed 23660354

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Automatically associated channels: NOMPC , TRP

Title: Mechanosensation: tethered ion channels.

Authors: Damiano Zanini, Martin C Göpfert

Journal, date & volume: Curr. Biol., 2013 May 6 , 23, R349-51

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Two new studies show that the Drosophila transient receptor potential (TRP) family member NOMPC forms both a mechanically gated ion channel and a fine filament that, by tethering the protein to microtubules, might act as a gating spring.