News tagged with cell adhesion

Cadherin-11 plays role in cell migration

Cadherins are part of the protein family of adhesion molecules. Just like mortar between the bricks in a wall, they ensure that cells stay together, preventing them from breaking away and migrating from a group of cells. ...

dateJul 06, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Researchers control cell adhesion using light

A cell is rarely on its own, because cells require good contacts to communicate with one another, to differentiate from others and to multiply. For this, cells have developed sophisticated mechanisms, the details of which ...

dateJan 14, 2016 in Biochemistry
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