How Cells Function: Missing Target For Calcium Signaling Identified

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - 10:35 in Biology & Nature

Researchers can now describe one of the missing triggers that controls calcium inside cells, a process important for muscle contraction, nerve-cell transmission, insulin release and other essential functions. The researchers believe the findings will enhance the understanding of how calcium signals are regulated in cells and shed light on new ways to treat many diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, immune diseases, metabolic diseases, cancer and brain disorders.

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