Voltage-gated lipid ion channels

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Voltage-gated lipid ion channels. / Blicher, Andreas; Heimburg, Thomas Rainer.

I: P L o S One, Bind 8, Nr. 6, e65707, 2013.

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Blicher, A & Heimburg, TR 2013, 'Voltage-gated lipid ion channels', P L o S One, bind 8, nr. 6, e65707. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0065707

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Blicher, A., & Heimburg, T. R. (2013). Voltage-gated lipid ion channels. P L o S One, 8(6), [e65707]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0065707

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Blicher A, Heimburg TR. Voltage-gated lipid ion channels. P L o S One. 2013;8(6). e65707. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0065707

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Blicher, Andreas ; Heimburg, Thomas Rainer. / Voltage-gated lipid ion channels. I: P L o S One. 2013 ; Bind 8, Nr. 6.

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