Tag: Cell membranes

Biology

Dilp-2–mediated PI3-kinase activation coordinates reactivation of quiescent neuroblasts with growth of their glial stem cell niche

Newsemia
by Xin Yuan, Conor W. Sipe, Miyuki Suzawa, Michelle L. Bland, Sarah E. Siegrist Dietary nutrients provide macromolecules necessary for organism growth and development. In...
Biology

Optogenetics reveals Cdc42 local activation by scaffold-mediated positive feedback and Ras GTPase

Newsemia
by Iker Lamas, Laura Merlini, Aleksandar Vještica, Vincent Vincenzetti, Sophie G. Martin Local activity of the small GTPase Cdc42 is critical for cell polarization. Whereas...
Biology

Yeast α-arrestin Art2 is the key regulator of ubiquitylation-dependent endocytosis of plasma membrane vitamin B1 transporters

Newsemia
by Jérôme Savocco, Sylvain Nootens, Wilhelmine Afokpa, Mathilde Bausart, Xiaoqian Chen, Jennifer Villers, Henri-François Renard, Martine Prévost, Ruddy Wattiez, Pierre Morsomme Endocytosis of membrane proteins...
Biology

Mechanical stiffness of reconstituted actin patches correlates tightly with endocytosis efficiency

Newsemia
by Jessica Planade, Reda Belbahri, Micaela Boiero Sanders, Audrey Guillotin, Olivia du Roure, Alphée Michelot, Julien Heuvingh Clathrin-mediated endocytosis involves the sequential assembly of more...
Biology

Agonist-induced membrane nanodomain clustering drives GLP-1 receptor responses in pancreatic beta cells

Newsemia
by Teresa Buenaventura, Stavroula Bitsi, William E. Laughlin, Thomas Burgoyne, Zekun Lyu, Affiong I. Oqua, Hannah Norman, Emma R. McGlone, Andrey S. Klymchenko, Ivan R....
Biology

The lipidome of primary murine white, brite, and brown adipocytes—Impact of beta-adrenergic stimulation

Newsemia
by Sabine Schweizer, Gerhard Liebisch, Josef Oeckl, Marcus Hoering, Claudine Seeliger, Carolin Schiebel, Martin Klingenspor, Josef Ecker Lipid species patterns are conserved within cells to...
Biology

An endocytic-secretory cycle participates in <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> in motility

Newsemia
by Simon Gras, Elena Jimenez-Ruiz, Christen M. Klinger, Katja Schneider, Andreas Klingl, Leandro Lemgruber, Markus Meissner Apicomplexan parasites invade host cells in an active process...
Biology

Identification of N-linked glycans as specific mediators of neuronal uptake of acetylated α-Synuclein

Newsemia
by Melissa Birol, Slawomir P. Wojcik, Andrew D. Miranker, Elizabeth Rhoades Cell-to-cell transmission of toxic forms of α-Synuclein (αS) is thought to underlie disease progression...
Biology

Multiple functional neurosteroid binding sites on GABA<sub>A</sub> receptors

Newsemia
by Zi-Wei Chen, John R. Bracamontes, Melissa M. Budelier, Allison L. Germann, Daniel J. Shin, Krishnan Kathiresan, Ming-Xing Qian, Brad Manion, Wayland W. L. Cheng,...
Biology

Direct visualization of single-molecule membrane protein interactions in living cells

Newsemia
by Do-Hyeon Kim, Soyeon Park, Dong-Kyun Kim, Min Gyu Jeong, Jungeun Noh, Yonghoon Kwon, Kai Zhou, Nam Ki Lee, Sung Ho Ryu Interactions between membrane...
Biology

More diversity in epithelial cell polarity: A fruit flies’ gut feeling

Newsemia
by H-Arno J. Müller Multicellular animals face the principle challenge to deal with two distinct compartments: the internal organismal compartment and the external environment. This...
Biology

Identification of molecular determinants that govern distinct STIM2 activation dynamics

Newsemia
by Sisi Zheng, Guolin Ma, Lian He, Tian Zhang, Jia Li, Xiaoman Yuan, Nhung T. Nguyen, Yun Huang, Xiaoyan Zhang, Ping Gao, Robert Nwokonko, Donald...
Biology

Intramembrane ionic protein–lipid interaction regulates integrin structure and function

Newsemia
by Jun Guo, Youhua Zhang, Hua Li, Huiying Chu, Qinshu Wang, Shutan Jiang, Yan Li, Hongbin Shen, Guohui Li, Jianfeng Chen, Chenqi Xu Protein transmembrane...
Biology

EBP1: A crucial growth regulator downstream of receptor kinases across kingdoms

Newsemia
by Martin Stegmann Controlling organ growth and development is crucial for all multicellular organisms and is controlled by plasma membrane localized receptor kinases (RKs) across...

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