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Curr Biol. 2001 Jun 5;11(11):R446-9.

Lipid droplets: proteins floating on a pool of fat.

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Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, SUNY at Stony Brook, New York, Stony Brook 11794-5215, USA.

Abstract

Proteins on the surface of lipid storage droplets are crucial to droplet structure and function, but are poorly understood. Recent reports reveal a function for perilipins, major lipid droplet proteins in adipocytes, and show that caveolin proteins can accumulate on lipid droplets.

PMID:
11516669
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(01)00257-3
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