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Fish Smell ATP to Find Food

By Sandhya Sekar | September 1, 2017

Sensory neurons in the tip of the zebrafish nose respond to molecular signals released from food sources.

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Fuel Gauge

By Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2014

An optical reporter quantitatively measures the ATP demands of presynaptic neurons.

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Elusive Receptor ID’d

By Kerry Grens | April 1, 2014

Scientists identify an extracellular ATP receptor in plants.

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Flexible Cells

By Kate Yandell | September 1, 2013

When stretched, lung cells signal to each other by releasing ATP.

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Puncturing the Myth

By Geoffrey Burnstock | September 1, 2011

Purinergic signaling, not mystical energy, may explain how acupuncture works.

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