The significance of molecular slips in transport systems

Nathan Nelson*, Ayelet Sacher, Hannah Nelson

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The advantage of precision in biological processes is obvious; however, in many cases, deviations from the faithful mechanisms occur. Here, we discuss how in-built operating imperfections in transport systems can actually benefit a cell.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)876-881
Number of pages6
JournalNature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2002


FundersFunder number
United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation


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