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How to Eat One’s Feelings: Autophagy and Phosphatidylinositol 3-Phosphate

Moving around taught me two essential skills, only one being relevant here: how to put up wallpaper, and how critical it is to label boxes to help the moving company drop them at their intended location. Now think of a cell: the boxes are vesicles, their contents are proteins and metabolites, and the…

The Meaning of an End: N-terminal Acetyltransferase NAA50 Controls Plant Growth and Stress Responses

Author: Sjon Hartman ORCID: 0000-0002-6709-6436 Plant Ecophysiology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH, Utrecht, The Netherlands  At least 80% of eukaryotic proteins are estimated to undergo N-terminal acetylation (NTA), making it likely that your…