Membrane fusion: Structure snared at last

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R49-R52
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 28 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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