Hold the fold: how delayed folding aids protein secretion

Nicholas McCaul, Ineke Braakman

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In bacteria, N-terminal signal peptides mark proteins for transport across the plasma membrane. A recent study by Smets et al (2022) followed the folding of a pair of structural twins to shed light on how evolution has optimised the secretory process.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere112787
Number of pages3
JournalEMBO Journal
Issue number23
Early online date31 Oct 2022
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2022


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