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Dev Cell. 2014 May 12;29(3):259-60. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2014.04.028.

The Golgi is a measuring cup.

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  • 1Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA. Electronic address:


The relation of organelle size to cellular function is a basic question in cell biology about which almost nothing is known. Reporting in this issue of Developmental Cell, Ferraro et al. (2014) show that the size and topology of the Golgi apparatus determines the size and functionality of a medically important secretory granule.

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