Endocytosis: Why not wait to deubiquitinate?

Richard W. Carthew*, Chunyan Xu

*Corresponding author for this work

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Deubiquitination by the Fat facets protein - a regulator of photoreceptor differentiation during Drosophila eye development - has been found to activate endocytosis, while ubiquitination inhibits endocytosis. Surprisingly, this is the opposite effect that ubiquitination has on endocytosis of many plasma membrane proteins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R532-R534
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jul 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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