Mitochondrial Sterol Oxidation Marks the Spot
Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology; UMass Metabolic Network
Biochemistry | Cell Biology | Cellular and Molecular Physiology | Molecular Biology
Maintenance of mitochondrial function during stress conditions is vital for cellular survival. In this issue of Molecular Cell, Nielson et al. (2017) characterize a unique domain within Vms1 that allows this protein quality control component to specifically recognize damaged or stressed compartments within the mitochondrial network.
DOI of Published Version
Mol Cell. 2017 Nov 16;68(4):641-642. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.11.003. Link to article on publisher's site
Lamech, Lilian and Haynes, Cole M., "Mitochondrial Sterol Oxidation Marks the Spot" (2017). UMass Metabolic Network Publications. 140.