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Department of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Illinois

  • Effective traffic control of nuclear- and mitochondrial-encoded proteins during assembly requires the participation of "chaperonin" proteins and polypeptide processing. Yeast proteins that end up between the inner and outer membranes are first transported across both membranes and then sent back across the inner membrane.

    F.-U. Hartl, W. Neupert, "Protein sorting to mitochondria: evolutionary conservations of folding and assembly," Science,...

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