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Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2001 Aug;13(4):438-43.

ER export: public transportation by the COPII coach.

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Institut de Pharmacologie Mol├ęculaire et Cellulaire, CNRS, 660 route des Lucioles, 06560, Valbonne, France.


The COPII coat produces ER-derived transport vesicles. Recent findings suggest that the COPII coat is a highly dynamic polymer and that efficient capture of cargo molecules into COPII vesicles depends on several parameters, including export signals, membrane environment, metabolic control and the presence of a repertoire of COPII subunit homologues.

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