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PIKfyve Directs Calcium Channel Degradation

Caption: With glutamate stimulation (right), CaV1.2 channels (red) are internalized and degraded by cortical neurons under PIKfyve's direction.

Credit: Tsuruta, F., et al. 2009. J. Cell Biol. doi:10.1083/jcb.200903028.

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