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- noun biochemistry Any of a family of
proteinswhose function is to fusecell membranes
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The tests also showed too little atlastin led to a fragmented ER.
Using a range of tests on purified proteins, live fruit flies and cell cultures, the research teams examined the effect of both an overabundance and a scarcity of atlastin on cell function and on fruit fly development.
In the new study, Daga's and McNew's research teams used fruit flies to study how atlastin functions.
Right side shows the effects of atlastin/RHD3 deficiency, with shortening of both and waviness of root hairs.