We are absolutely thrilled to host Art Beyder today and learn about his work on the sense of touch in the gut!
A new pre-print from our lab by Yury and Luke reports the structure of Meissner corpuscle and the amazing bi-cellular mechanism by which corpuscles detect touch.
Nikolaev YA, Ziolkowski LH, Pang S, Li W-P, Feketa VV, Xu CS, Gracheva, EO, Bagriantsev SN*. 3D architecture and a bi-cellular mechanism of touch detection in mechanosensory corpuscle. (2023) bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/2023.04.05.535701.