Arp2/3 ATP hydrolysis-catalysed branch dissociation is critical for endocytic force generation

The Arp2/3 complex, which is crucial for actin-based motility, nucleates actin filaments and organizes them into y-branched networks. The Arp2 subunit has been shown to hydrolyse ATP, but the functional importance of Arp2/3 ATP hydrolysis is not known. Here, we analysed an Arp2 mutant in Saccharomyces cerevisiae that is defective in ATP hydrolysis. Arp2 ATP… CONTINUE READING