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Rockefeller University Press

LRP1 Enters the Cell

Caption: Researchers reveal an unexpected role for the protein KIF13B in helping cells internalize a receptor (LRP1) that helps regulate blood cholesterol levels. Here, LRP1 (red) is internalized into endosomes within the cell by a scaffolding complex that includes KIF13B (green).

Credit: Kanai et al., 2014

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