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New twists for dynamin


New in vitro and mutagenesis studies of dynamin, a protein involved in the process of vesicle internalization from the plasma membrane, suggest either a "poppase" or a regulatory mechanism for dynamin action, and illustrate the importance of dynamin-binding partners.

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Figure 1: Domains of dynamin.
Figure 2: The three experimental systems used to study dynamin twists.


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