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The perplexing PEXEL protein secretory pathway




Plasmodium parasites possess a unique PEXEL sorting pathway to deliver secretory proteins into the host cells in which they reside. A new study shows the existence of independent sorting/entry complexes to detect and deliver PEXEL proteins into the parasite endoplasmic reticulum.


Russo. (2018). The perplexing PEXEL protein secretory pathway. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 969 - 970.

Acceptance Date Aug 24, 2018
Publication Date Aug 24, 2018
Journal Nature Reviews Microbiology
Print ISSN 1740-1526
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Pages 969 - 970
Keywords malaria; parasite biology; parasite physiology
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