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Curr Biol. 2010 May 11;20(9):R410-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.03.018.

Bidirectional transport: matchmaking for motors.

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  • University of Rochester, Department of Biology, 317 Hutchison Hall, Rochester, NY 14627, USA. michael.welte@rochester.edu

Abstract

In bidirectional transport, opposing motors frequently require each other for full activity. A new study suggests that mechanical coupling between motors is the key to this reciprocal activation.

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