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Scripps Research Institute

Migraine Illustration

Caption: The new study illustrated an innovative technique to find structural details about G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), which are targeted by approximately 40 percent of modern medicines. This illustration represents a migraine, overlaid with a rendering of the human serotonin receptor (a GPCR) bound to ergotamine, an anti-migraine drug. Also shown is a rendering of a neuron network.

Credit: Image by Katya Kadyshevskaya, The Scripps Research Institute.

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