Protein Transport into the Endoplasmic Reticulum: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Protein Transport into the Endoplasmic Reticulum

1st Edition

By Richard Zimmermann

CRC Press

132 pages | 29 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2009-08-31
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Protein transport into the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is just one aspect of the general cell biology topic of intracellular protein sorting. This larger picture also includes protein transport into other organelles of the eukaryotic cell (chloroplasts, mitochondria, nucleus, peroxisomes), protein export from bacteria, vesicular transport that delivers to its final destination most of what has been transported into the ER, and protein export from the ER that is associated with protein degradation (termed ERAD). Over the years, protein transport into the ER also has become part of the quest to understand the various roles of molecular chaperones under non-stress conditions and of the ribosomal tunnel exit as the decisive site for molecular triage of nascent polypeptide chains.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED031000
MEDICAL / Gastroenterology
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology