Some brain tumors may be mediated by tiny filament on cells
UCSF scientists have discovered that a tiny filament extending from cells, until recently regarded as a remnant of evolution, may play a role in the most common malignant brain tumor in children.
Mysterious cilium functions as cellular communication hub, study shows
(PhysOrg.com) -- Nearly all mammalian cells have what's called a primary cilium -- a single, stump-like rod projecting from the smooth contours of the cell's outer membrane. Unlike its more flamboyant cousins, the motile ...