Membrane repair redux: Redox of MG53

Paul McNeil

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Abstract

Most cells can rapidly repair extensive tears in their plasma membrane, a response dependent on extracellular calcium. Entry of extracellular oxidants through a membrane disruption oxidizes and thus activates a newly discovered membrane repair protein, MG53, in skeletal muscle cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-9
Number of pages3
JournalNature Cell Biology
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 14 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology

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