Sato K, Nakano A. Mechanisms of COPII vesicle formation and protein sorting. FEBS Lett. 2007;581:2076-82 pubmed
..In the present review, we summarize current knowledge of COPII-mediated vesicle formation from the ER, as well as highlighting non-canonical roles of COPII components. ..
Sato K, Nakano A. Reconstitution of coat protein complex II (COPII) vesicle formation from cargo-reconstituted proteoliposomes reveals the potential role of GTP hydrolysis by Sar1p in protein sorting. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:1330-5 pubmed
..Furthermore, this GTP hydrolysis decreases the error of cargo sorting. We suggest that GTP hydrolysis by Sar1p promotes exclusion of improper proteins from COPII vesicles. ..
Sato K, Nakano A. Dissection of COPII subunit-cargo assembly and disassembly kinetics during Sar1p-GTP hydrolysis. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2005;12:167-74 pubmed
..These data suggest a model for the maintenance of kinetically stable prebudding complexes during the Sar1p GTPase cycle that regulates cargo sorting into transport vesicles. ..