Nature Neuroscience, Published online: 11 March 2024; doi:10.1038/s41593-024-01585-8The identity of receptors sensing cold temperatures in peripheral somatosensory neurons remains obscure. Cai et al. report that GluK2, a kainate receptor mediating synaptic transmission in the brain, is co-opted as a cold sensor in the periphery.

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