Molecular dissection of the function of caveolae [ 2018 - 2021 ]

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Researchers: Prof Robert Parton (Principal investigator)

Brief description The cell is the building block of life. This proposal focusses on the surface of the cell, the plasma membrane, and specialised structures called caveolae that are an abundant feature of animal cells. Altered caveolae are a feature of many human disease conditions. In this proposal we will address the function of caveolae. We will test the idea that proteins are released from caveolae into the cell when cells are stressed forming a novel signalling pathway disrupted in disease.

Funding Amount $AUD 1,172,480.08

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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