Protein sorting in mitochondria.

  title={Protein sorting in mitochondria.},
  author={Benjamin S. Glick and Ellen M. Beasley and Gottfried Schatz},
  journal={Trends in biochemical sciences},
  volume={17 11},
Most polypeptides that are imported into the mitochondrial matrix use a common translocation machinery. By contrast, proteins of the other mitochondrial compartments are imported by a variety of different mechanisms. Some of these proteins completely bypass the common translocation machinery, others use only the outer membrane components of this machinery, and still others use components of this machinery from both the outer and inner membranes. Import to the intermembrane space compartment… CONTINUE READING

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