Fundamental Research Division
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News | Scientific result | Microalgae
Researchers from the Biam (CEA) have discovered an essential role for a novel giant protein involved in the degradation of “lipid droplets”, which are the primary site of carbon and energy storage in certain microalgae.
The phosphatidylethanolamine-binding protein DTH1 mediates degradation of lipid droplets in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii | PNAS
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