LRP6 Holds the Key to the Entry of Anthrax Toxin

James G. Bann, Lynette Cegelski, Scott J. Hultgren

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Abstract

In this issue of Cell, Wei et al. (2006) demonstrate that the low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 6 (LRP6) promotes endocytosis of the anthrax toxin into cells. LRP6 acts as a coreceptor with either TEM8 or CMG2, the two previously identified receptors for anthrax toxin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1119-1121
Number of pages3
JournalCell
Volume124
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 24 2006

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