Lysosomal degradation of membrane lipids.

Abstract

The constitutive degradation of membrane components takes place in the acidic compartments of a cell, the endosomes and lysosomes. Sites of lipid degradation are intralysosomal membranes that are formed in endosomes, where the lipid composition is adjusted for degradation. Cholesterol is sorted out of the inner membranes, their content in bis… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2009.10.021

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@article{Kolter2010LysosomalDO, title={Lysosomal degradation of membrane lipids.}, author={Thomas Kolter and Konrad Sandhoff}, journal={FEBS letters}, year={2010}, volume={584 9}, pages={1700-12} }