Clathrin-mediated endocytosis before fluorescent proteins

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Abstract

The recent technological advance of using fluorescent proteins to image endocytic protein traffic has resulted in a greater understanding of this dynamic process. However, most of the main concepts for how clathrin-mediated endocytosis functions were formulated long before intrinsically fluorescent proteins were available. These important conceptual breakthroughs came from the clever interpretation of simple observations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-68
Number of pages6
JournalNature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006

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  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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