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A new study sheds light on the mechanism regulating the translation of localized mRNAs at their destination. Phosphorylation of an RNA-binding protein by Src promotes complex disassembly and allows translation of the localized transcript.

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We thank L. DesGroseillers and W. Sossin for sharing unpublished data and E. Querido for critical reading of the manuscript.

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  1. Département de Biochimie, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, H3C 3J7 Canada. p.chartrand@umontreal.ca

    • Nicolas Paquin
    •  & Pascal Chartrand

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