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Tagged tags engage disposal


Damaged organelles called mitochondria were once thought to be disposed of by a simple signalling cascade. Cell-based analyses now reveal that a network of complicated molecular interactions initiates disposal. See Article p.309

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Figure 1: The molecular mechanism of mitophagy.


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Matsuda, N., Tanaka, K. Tagged tags engage disposal. Nature 524, 294–295 (2015).

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