Mechanosensation: Touch at the molecular level

Jaime García-Añoveros*, David P. Corey

*Corresponding author for this work

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The cloning of genes needed for gentle-touch sensitivity in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has provided new molecular details about a proposed mechanosensory ion channel complex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)541-543
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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