Prestin and the good vibrations

Birke, Anna and Javelle, Arnaud (2016) Prestin and the good vibrations. Biochemical Journal, 473 (15). pp. 2425-2427. ISSN 0264-6021

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    Abstract

    In a recent paper published in the Biochemical Journal (1), Lolli and collaborators presented evidence that the C-terminal STAS domain of the motor protein prestin possesses an anion-binding site. This discovery might bring light to an aspect of the function of this mysterious and fascinating protein that is crucial for the human hearing system.