Prestin and the good vibrations

Anna Birke, Arnaud Javelle

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2425-2427
Number of pages3
JournalBiochemical Journal
Issue number15
Early online date28 Jul 2016
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2016


  • Prestin
  • motor proteins
  • human hearing system
  • gene encoding


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