PerspectiveStructural Biology

Two Geometric Solutions to a Transporting Problem

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Science  13 Jan 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5758, pp. 182-183
DOI: 10.1126/science.1123754

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Cage-like protein assemblies envelop vesicles that carry materials from place to place in a cell. By changing the geometry of these cages, cells can transport a range of cargo sizes.