Intracellular membrane fusion

Duncan W. Wilson, Sidney W. Whiteheart, Lelio Orci, James E. Rothman

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Protein trafficking and membrane assembly are accomplished in eukaryotes by the specific targeting and fusion of vesicles. In this review we describe some of the molecules implicated as components of the fusion apparatus, and evidence that suggests the same factors are recruited for a variety of intracellular fusion events.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)334-337
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Biochemical Sciences
Issue numberC
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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