The perplexing PEXEL protein secretory pathway

Martin R. Pool, Ilaria Russo

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Plasmodium parasites possess a unique PEXEL sorting pathway to deliver secretory proteins into the host cells in which they reside. A new study shows the existence of independent sorting/entry complexes to detect and deliver PEXEL proteins into the parasite endoplasmic reticulum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)969-970
Number of pages2
JournalNature microbiology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2018


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