Clathrin Label

Protein: Clathrin

Artist: Audrey Riesen

You wouldn’t want to go out into the elements without the proper outerwear – and neither do the vesicles that carry cargo such as enzymes throughout the interior of the cell. These vesicles wear a coat of their own – a delicate and beautiful polyhedral lattice formed when numerous three-armed clathrin triskelions join forces. So, my dears, grab your hats! We’re going out!

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