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Cytoplasmic and organelle biology

Section edited by Andrew Peden

This section will consider submissions with a focus on the structure and function of the cellular organelles, cytoplasm and membrane trafficking.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Upon activation neutrophil releases microparticles - small plasma membrane vesicles that contain cell surface proteins and cytoplasmic matter, with biological activities. In this study we investigated the pote...

    Authors: Thassila Nogueira Pitanga, Luciana de Aragão França, Viviane Costa Junqueira Rocha, Thayna Meirelles, Valéria Matos Borges, Marilda Souza Gonçalves, Lain Carlos Pontes-de-Carvalho, Alberto Augusto Noronha-Dutra and Washington Luis Conrado dos-Santos

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:21

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Myosin IC is a single headed member of the myosin superfamily that localizes to the cytoplasm and the nucleus and is implicated in a variety of processes in both compartments. We recently identified a novel is...

    Authors: Neil L Sielski, Ivanna Ihnatovych, Jacob J Hagen and Wilma A Hofmann

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:8

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The Sec61 channel mediates protein translocation across the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) membrane during secretory protein biogenesis, and likely also during export of misfolded proteins for ER-associated degrad...

    Authors: Thomas Tretter, Fábio P Pereira, Ozlem Ulucan, Volkhard Helms, Susanne Allan, Kai-Uwe Kalies and Karin Römisch

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:56

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Acrosomal proteins play crucial roles in the physiology of fertilization. Identification of proteins localizing to the acrosome is fundamental to the understanding of its contribution to fertilization. Novel p...

    Authors: Rupa Bhattacharya, Manju S Devi, Vishnu M Dhople and Rachel A Jesudasan

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:50

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies have implicated continuous or intermittent hyperglycemia in altered endothelium-derived nitric oxide (NO) synthesis. NO can regulate both the F-actin cytoskeleton and endothelial cell membrane...

    Authors: Xianxian Chen, Lie Feng and Hua Jin

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:22

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  6. Content type: Review

    The present review summarizes current knowledge about microparticles (MPs) and provides a systematic overview of last 20 years of research on circulating MPs, with particular focus on their clinical relevance.

    Authors: Natasha S Barteneva, Elizaveta Fasler-Kan, Michael Bernimoulin, Joel NH Stern, Eugeny D Ponomarev, Larry Duckett and Ivan A Vorobjev

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:23

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  7. Content type: Methodology article

    The scarcity of certain nucleic acid species and the small size of target sequences such as miRNA, impose a significant barrier to subcellular visualization and present a major challenge to cell biologists. He...

    Authors: Kate L Jones, Adam Karpala, Bevan Hirst, Kristie Jenkins, Mark Tizard, Cândida F Pereira, Andrew Leis, Paul Monaghan, Alex Hyatt and Johnson Mak

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:21

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  8. Content type: Methodology article

    The kidney-specific NKCC cotransporter isoform NKCC2 is involved in the Na+ reabsorption in the Thich Ascending Limb (TAL) cells and in the regulation of body fluid volume. In contrast, the isoform NKCC1 represen...

    Authors: Monica Carmosino, Federica Rizzo, Silvia Torretta, Giuseppe Procino and Maria Svelto

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:16

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The regulatory mechanisms of motor protein-dependent intracellular transport are still not fully understood. The kinesin-1-binding protein, JIP1, can function as an adaptor protein that links kinesin-1 and oth...

    Authors: Tomoko Satake, Karin Otsuki, Yumi Banba, Jun Suenaga, Hisashi Hirano, Yuko Yamanaka, Shigeo Ohno and Syu-ichi Hirai

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:12

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Covalent modifications of proteins provide a mechanism to control protein function. Here, we have investigated modifications of the heptameric Sec complex which is responsible for post-translational protein im...

    Authors: Christina Soromani, Naiyan Zeng, Klaus Hollemeyer, Elmar Heinzle, Marie-Christine Klein, Thomas Tretter, Matthew N J Seaman and Karin Römisch

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2012 13:34

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2016 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.405 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.768 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.836 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.351 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    1136.5 Usage Factor

    Social Media Impact
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