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Taxi service for lipids

With its role in intracellular protein transport already known, the FAPP2 protein has now also been implicated in lipid transfer and synthesis. What is more, these two FAPP2-mediated events seem to be linked.

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Figure 1: Function of FAPP2 in glycosphingolipid biosynthesis.


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Futerman, A. Taxi service for lipids. Nature 449, 35–37 (2007).

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