Proteins involved in microbody biogenesis and degradation in Aspergillus nidulans.

Fungal microbodies (peroxisomes) are inducible organelles that proliferate in response to nutritional cues. Proteins involved in peroxisome biogenesis/proliferation are designated peroxins and are encoded by PEX genes. An autophagy-related process, termed pexophagy, is responsible for the selective removal of peroxisomes from the cell. Several genes… CONTINUE READING