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Receptor Pore Design

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Electron microscopy reveals an exquisitely designed gating mechanism in a molecular structure found inside certain cells known as the acetylcholine receptor pore.

Atsuo Miyazawa, Yoshinori Fujiyoshi, and Nigel Unwin, “Structure and Gating Mechanism of the Acetylcholine Receptor Pore,” Nature, 423 (2003), pp. 949-955.


RTB articles: Fuz’ article on cell membranes in Facts for Faith

RTB video: Unlocking the Mystery of Life

Subjects: Biochemical Design

Dr. Fazale Rana

In 1999, I left my position in R&D at a Fortune 500 company to join Reasons to Believe because I felt the most important thing I could do as a scientist is to communicate to skeptics and believers alike the powerful scientific evidence—evidence that is being uncovered day after day—for God’s existence and the reliability of Scripture. Read more about Dr. Fazale Rana