Clathrin uncoating: Auxilin comes to life

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The DnaJ protein auxilin has been extensively studied in vitro as a cofactor for uncoating clathrin-coated vesicles by the chaperone Hsc70. Recent studies provide the first evidence that auxilin plays this role in vivo, and work on a new mammalian auxilin suggests the protein may have more complex cellular functions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R49-R52
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 23 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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