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From: Structure, kinetic properties and biological function of mechanosensitive Piezo channels

Fig. 6

Expression and function of Piezo channels Multiple tissues and cells express Piezo channels, and each of those shown is discussed in this review. a–e demonstrate the vital role of the Piezo1 channel in the CNS, blood vessels, erythrocytes, lungs, gastrointestinal tract and urinary tract. f–h illustrate the expression of both the Piezo1 channel and Piezo2 channel in articular cartilage, trigeminal ganglia, and dorsal root ganglia. shows that the Piezo2 channel is expressed in Merkel cells, which are involved in sensing light touch

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