Sorting the trash: Micronucleophagy gets selective

Pauline Verlhac, Fulvio Reggiori

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During micronucleophagy, the nucleolus is targeted by autophagic degradation, but although nucleolar proteins are recycled, ribosomal DNA is spared. Mostofa et al. (2018. J. Cell Biol. reveal that the separation of these two nucleolar components is mediated by the CLIP and cohibin complexes and is vital for cell survival during starvation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2605-2607
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Cell Biology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug-2018

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