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Surviving import failure

Two studies reveal that dysfunction in organelles called mitochondria causes the toxic accumulation of mitochondrial proteins in the cell's cytosolic fluid, and identify ways in which damage is mitigated. See Letters p.481 & p.485

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Figure 1: Effects of decreased mitochondrial-protein import.

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Haynes, C. Surviving import failure. Nature 524, 419–420 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14644

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