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Cell biology

Lipid switches and traffic control

Transport vesicles that bud from one cell membrane must change identity before fusing with another. During the process of clathrin-mediated endocytosis, various lipid phosphates mediate this identity change. See Letter p.233

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Figure 1: Membrane signatures.


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Schmid, S., Mettlen, M. Lipid switches and traffic control. Nature 499, 161–162 (2013).

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