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Contact: Anja Konschak
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

A New Cellular Garbage Control Pathway with Relevance for Human Neurodegenerative Diseases

Caption: The newly identified proteins, termed CUET proteins (shown in red), recognize toxic protein aggregates and target the whole complex to the cellular waste disposal and recycling station, the lysosome.

Credit: Illustration: Stefan Jentsch / Copyright: MPI of Biochemistry

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