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DRUG TRANSPORTERS

Hitchhiking into the cell

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The mechanisms by which bioactive drugs get into their target cells is a question that has been greatly neglected. A new survey with CRISPR–Cas9 shows the widespread importance of protein transporters called solute carriers (SLCs).

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Fig. 1: Solute carriers are required for drug transport across cellular membranes.

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Kell, D.B. Hitchhiking into the cell. Nat Chem Biol 16, 367–368 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41589-020-0489-x

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