Phosphatidylinositol-3,5-bisphosphate: no longer the poor PIP2.

Phosphoinositides play an important role in organelle identity by recruiting effector proteins to the host membrane organelle, thus decorating that organelle with molecular identity. Phosphatidylinositol-3,5-bisphos- phate [PtdIns(3,5)P(2) ] is a low-abundance phosphoinositide that predominates in endolysosomes in higher eukaryotes and in the yeast vacuole… CONTINUE READING