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Curr Biol. 2008 Mar 25;18(6):R259-61. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.02.014.

Synaptic endocytosis: illuminating the role of clathrin assembly.

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Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA.

Abstract

Acute photo-inactivation of clathrin in Drosophila synapses sheds new light on a 35-year-old debate over mechanisms of synaptic-vesicle endocytosis: clathrin is essential for reformation of functional synaptic vesicles, but not for bulk membrane internalization.

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18364232
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2008.02.014
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