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    1. Cell Biology
    2. Computational and Systems Biology

    De novo-designed minibinders expand the synthetic biology sensing repertoire

    Zara Y. Weinberg, Sarah S. Soliman ... Hana El-Samad
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Cell Biology

    MEMO1 binds iron and modulates iron homeostasis in cancer cells

    Natalia Dolgova, Eva-Maria E Uhlemann ... Oleg Y Dmitriev
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Chromosomes and Gene Expression

    Heat stress impairs centromere structure and segregation of meiotic chromosomes in Arabidopsis

    Lucie Crhak Khaitova, Pavlina Mikulkova ... Karel Riha
    The sensitivity of Arabidopsis meiotic centromeres to heat stress suggests that centromere function is one of the key determinants of plant reproduction under rising temperatures.
    1. Cell Biology

    High-altitude hypoxia exposure inhibits erythrophagocytosis by inducing macrophage ferroptosis in the spleen

    Wan-ping Yang, Mei-qi Li ... Qian-qian Luo
    Hypobaric hypoxia exposure initiates splenic ferroptosis, reducing red pulp macrophages and exacerbating high-altitude polycythemia by impairing erythrophagocytosis and increasing red blood cell retention.
    1. Cell Biology

    Golgi Apparatus: Making progress

    Jurgen Denecke
    Mapping proteins in and associated with the Golgi apparatus reveals how this cellular compartment emerges in budding yeast and progresses over time.
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    Continuous endosomes form functional subdomains and orchestrate rapid membrane trafficking in trypanosomes

    Fabian Link, Alyssa Borges ... Markus Engstler
    The endosomal apparatus of African trypanosomes consists a continuous membrane system with functional subdomains rather than distinct compartments for early, late, and recycling endosomes.
    1. Cancer Biology
    2. Cell Biology

    Early recovery of proteasome activity in cells pulse-treated with proteasome inhibitors is independent of DDI2

    Ibtisam Ibtisam, Alexei F Kisselev
    Genetic and biochemical approaches reveal that mammalian cells possess a novel DDI2 and transcription-independent pathway for the rapid recovery of proteasome activity after clinically relevant pulse treatment with proteasome inhibitors.

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