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Scientists Reveal Identity of the Last Unknown Protein of Autophagy

News   Nov 05, 2020 | Original story from Japan Science and Technology Agency

 
Scientists Reveal Identity of the Last Unknown Protein of Autophagy

Isolation membranes expand to form autophagosomes by receiving lipids from endoplasmic reticulum, which is mediated by Atg2. However, Atg2 alone cannot mediate membrane expansion because lipids will accumulate at the cytoplasmic leaflet. Credit: Nobuo N. Noda & Kazuaki Matoba

 
 
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