Microtubule-dependent trafficking of connexons from Golgi to the plasma membrane

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R-HSA-190840
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Homo sapiens
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Through videomicroscopy, a saltatory transport of connexon vesicles along curvilinear microtubules from the Golgi to the plasma membrane has been observed (Lauf et al., 2002). Such a transport system has been described for similar secretory vesicles (Toomre et al., 1999).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12149451 Dynamic trafficking and delivery of connexons to the plasma membrane and accretion to gap junctions in living cells

Lauf, U, Giepmans, BN, Lopez, P, Braconnot, S, Chen, SC, Falk, MM

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2002
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