SNARE protein analog‐mediated membrane fusion

@article{Kumar2015SNAREPA,
  title={SNARE protein analog‐mediated membrane fusion},
  author={Pawan Kumar and Samit Guha and U. Diederichsen},
  journal={Journal of Peptide Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={21},
  pages={621 - 629}
}
Fusion of lipid membranes to form a single bilayer is an essential process for life and provides important biological functions including neurotransmitter release. Membrane fusion proteins facilitate approximation of interacting membranes to overcome the energy barrier. In case of synaptic transmission, proteins involved are known as soluble N‐ethylmaleimide‐sensitive‐factor attachment receptor (SNARE) proteins. The SNAREs from synaptic vesicles interact with the SNAREs from the target membrane… Expand
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