Insect mechanoreception: What a long, strange TRP it's been

Anne Duggan*, Jaime García-Añoveros, David P. Corey

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Abstract

Insect bristles are model mechanosensory organs. An ion channel of the TRP superfamily has recently been identified which is required for production of mechanoreceptor currents by insect bristles, and seems likely to represent a new kind of mechanically gated channel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R384-R387
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume10
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2000

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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Insect mechanoreception : What a long, strange TRP it's been. / Duggan, Anne; García-Añoveros, Jaime; Corey, David P.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 10, No. 10, 01.05.2000, p. R384-R387.

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