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Cholesterol leash: Key tethering protein found to transport cellular cholesterol

06:34 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | Science Daily

Cholesterol is an essential component of living organisms, but the mechanisms that transport cholesterol inside the cell are poorly understood. Researchers have identified RELCH, a tethering protein that is essential for non-vesicular transport of cholesterol. The findings may lead to new discovery pathways for the treatment of cholesterol-related metabolic disorders.

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