Cell Biology

Cell Biology

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Latest articles

    1. Cell Biology

    CRB3 navigates Rab11 trafficking vesicles to promote γTuRC assembly during ciliogenesis

    Bo Wang, Zheyong Liang ... Peijun Liu
    The apical polarity protein CRB3 is crucial for regulating vesicle trafficking in γ-tubulin ring complex assembly during ciliogenesis and cilium-related Hedgehog and Wnt signaling pathways in tumorigenesis.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Physics of Living Systems

    Force propagation between epithelial cells depends on active coupling and mechano-structural polarization

    Artur Ruppel, Dennis Wörthmüller ... Martial Balland
    Combining micropatterning, traction force microscopy, and optogenetics, it is shown that epithelial cells actively respond to mechanical signals from neighboring cells.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Physics of Living Systems

    Neutrophils actively swell to potentiate rapid migration

    Tamas L Nagy, Jack Strickland, Orion D Weiner
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Cell Biology

    Inositol pyrophosphate dynamics reveals control of the yeast phosphate starvation program through 1,5-IP8 and the SPX domain of Pho81

    Valentin Chabert, Geun-Don Kim ... Andreas Mayer
    Analysis of inositol pyrophosphate dynamics upon inorganic phosphate (Pi) starvation identifies 1,5-IP8 as the inositol pyrophosphate isomer signaling Pi sufficiency to the SPX domain of Pho81 that controls the transcriptional Pi starvation program.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Removal of extracellular human amyloid beta aggregates by extracellular proteases in C. elegans

    Elisabeth Jongsma, Anita Goyala ... Collin Yvès Ewald
    1. Cancer Biology
    2. Cell Biology

    Loss of Tumour Suppressor TMEM127 Drives RET-mediated Transformation Through Disrupted Membrane Dynamics

    Timothy J. Walker, Eduardo Reyes-Alvarez ... Lois M. Mulligan

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  1. Sofia J Araújo
    University of Barcelona, Spain
  2. Jonathan A Cooper
    Jonathan A Cooper
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, United States
  3. Benoît Kornmann
    University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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