LDAF1 Holds the Key to Seipin Function.

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Summary of "LDAF1 Holds the Key to Seipin Function."

Seipin is an ER protein important for the assembly of cytoplasmic lipid droplets. In this issue of Developmental Cell, Chung et al. (2019) show that a stable seipin-binding protein, LDAF1/promethin, functions with seipin by attracting triacylglycerol and then allowing this lipid to accumulate and partition into nascent droplets.


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Name: Developmental cell
ISSN: 1878-1551
Pages: 544-545


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