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Getting in touch – when membranes meet

Krawczyk et al. describe a tethering complex that anchors a subset of lipid droplets to the plasma membrane during post-germinative seedling growth in Arabidopsis. https://doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koac095 By Hannah Elisa Krawczyk, Till Ischebeck Background: Germinating seeds are not yet able to produce…

Lipid Droplet Biogenesis in Plants: LDIP is a Linchpin

Pyc and Gidda et al. investigate the role of the lipid droplet biogenetic protein LDIP. Plant Cell.  https://doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koab179 Michal Pyc, John Dyer and Robert Mullen, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada, U.S. Department of Agriculture,…