Symmetry Breaking: Scaffold Plays Matchmaker for Polarity Signaling Proteins

Benjamin D. Atkins, Satoshi Yoshida, David Pellman

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Abstract

Many cell types can spontaneously polarize even in the absence of specific positional cues. In budding yeast, this symmetry-breaking polarization depends on a scaffold protein called Bem1p. A recent study defines Bem1p's molecular function during symmetry breaking.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1130-R1132
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume18
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Dec 23

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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