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Genomes and Genes

ATG4.2

Summary

Gene Symbol: ATG4.2
Description: putative AUT2/APG4/ATG4 cysteine peptidase
Species: Leishmania major strain Friedlin

Top Publications

  1. Williams R, Mottram J, Coombs G. Distinct roles in autophagy and importance in infectivity of the two ATG4 cysteine peptidases of Leishmania major. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:3678-90 pubmed publisher
    ..2 appears to be the more important. Moreover, the low infectivity of ?atg4.2 demonstrates that autophagy is important for the virulence of the parasite. ..