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Cell Biology

eLife publishes research spanning vesicle transport and signal transduction to cell cycle and cell polarity and fate. Decisions are made by journal editors who are active researchers in cell biology.
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    1. Cell Biology
    2. Genes and Chromosomes

    E3 ubiquitin ligase Bre1 couples sister chromatid cohesion establishment to DNA replication in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

    Wei Zhang et al.
    E3 ubiquitin ligase Bre1-induced H2B monoubiquitination is epigenetically important for recruiting replication factor Mcm10 and cohesion establishment factors Ctf4, Ctf18 and Eco1 to early replication origins to establish sister chromatid cohesion.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    RNG105/caprin1, an RNA granule protein for dendritic mRNA localization, is essential for long-term memory formation

    Kei Nakayama et al.
    The formation of long-term memory in mice requires an element of RNA granules that localizes messenger RNAs to dendrites.
    1. Biophysics and Structural Biology
    2. Cell Biology

    Investigating molecular crowding within nuclear pores using polarization-PALM

    Guo Fu et al.
    The super-resolution fluorescence microscopy approach polarization PALM (p-PALM) reveals that macromolecular crowding and inhomogeneity within nuclear pores generate a structurally and dynamically complex permeability barrier.
    1. Biophysics and Structural Biology
    2. Cell Biology

    Single-molecule force spectroscopy of protein-membrane interactions

    Lu Ma et al.
    A high-resolution method to quantify interactions between lipid bilayers and single proteins under controlled load is presented and applied to key proteins involved in membrane fusion and formation and maintenance of membrane contact sites.
    1. Cell Biology

    Prolyl dihydroxylation of unassembled uS12/Rps23 regulates fungal hypoxic adaptation

    Sara J Clasen et al.
    The protein uS12/Rps23 functions extra-ribosomally to control oxygen homeostasis in fission yeast.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Human Biology and Medicine

    LRP1 integrates murine macrophage cholesterol homeostasis and inflammatory responses in atherosclerosis

    Xunde Xian et al.
    Tyrosine phosphorylation of the intracellular domain of LRP1 serves as a molecular switch to regulate cellular cholesterol homeostasis through nuclear hormone receptor-mediated regulation of the cellular cholesterol exporter ABCA1.
    1. Cell Biology

    Atg9 antagonizes TOR signaling to regulate intestinal cell growth and epithelial homeostasis in Drosophila

    Jung-Kun Wen et al.
    Atg9 inhibits TOR signaling to regulate cell growth and tissue homeostasis in Drosophila adult midgut.

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    1. Cell Biology
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    Nahid Iglesias, Danesh Moazed

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