adaptins

adaptins

[ə′dap·tins]
(cell and molecular biology)
Peripheral membrane proteins that play an important role in the assembly of clathrin-coated vesicles in the trans-Golgi network and plasma membrane during receptor-mediated endocytosis.
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Acidic cluster-dileucine motifs and tyrosine-based motifs in cytoplasmic domains of MPRs are involved in the binding of AP-1 and AP-2 adaptins, respectively.