Actin, Myosin & Cell Movement

Contractile forces generated by the actin-myosin cytoskeleton are critical for morphogenesis, but the cellular and molecular mechanisms of contraction have been elusive for many cell shape changes and movements. Here is the latest research on the roles of actin and myosin in cell movement.

April 18, 2021

LRRC8A influences the growth of gastric cancer cells via the p53 signaling pathway.

Gastric Cancer : Official Journal of the International Gastric Cancer Association and the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association
Kento KurashimaEigo Otsuji
April 17, 2021
Open Access

Casein kinase TbCK1.2 regulates division of kinetoplast DNA, and movement of basal bodies in the African trypanosome.

PloS One
Catherine SullenbergerKojo Mensa-Wilmot
April 17, 2021

Effects of the tight junction protein CLDN6 on cell migration and invasion in high-grade meningioma.

World Neurosurgery
Anqiang YangJiangtao Li
April 17, 2021

The Caenorhabditis elegans homolog of human mitochondrial pyrimidine nucleotide transporter regulates glucose transport.

Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
Tarou Ogurusu, Kazumi Sakata
April 16, 2021
Preprint
Open Access

Hippocampal theta sequences in REM sleep during spatial learning

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
M. C. ZielinskiShantanu P Jadhav
April 16, 2021

The dystonia gene THAP1 controls DNA double-strand break repair choice.

Molecular Cell
Kenta ShinodaAndré Nussenzweig
April 15, 2021
Preprint
Open Access

Fast leaps between millisecond confinements govern Ase1 diffusion along microtubules

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
Łukasz BujakM. Piliarik
April 16, 2021
Open Access

Contactless Nanoparticle-Based Guiding of Cells by Controllable Magnetic Fields.

Nanotechnology, Science and Applications
Peter BlümlerVolker Mailänder
April 15, 2021

A possible billion-year-old holozoan with differentiated multicellularity.

Current Biology : CB
Paul K StrotherCharles H Wellman
April 15, 2021

ER-to-Golgi protein delivery through an interwoven, tubular network extending from ER.

Cell
Aubrey V WeigelJennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
April 14, 2021
Preprint
Open Access

Visual Thalamocortical Mechanisms of Waking State Dependent Activity and Alpha Oscillations

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
D. B. Nestvogel, David A McCormick
April 14, 2021
Open Access

Micromanipulation of amyloplasts with optical tweezers in Arabidopsis stems.

Plant Biotechnology
Yoshinori AbeMasatsugu Toyota
April 14, 2021
Review
Open Access

Biomimetic Properties of Engineered Periodontal Ligament/Cementum in Dental Implants.

Contemporary Clinical Dentistry
Anil MathewArun Keepanasseril
April 14, 2021
Open Access

Bacterial detection by NAIP/NLRC4 elicits prompt contractions of intestinal epithelial cell layers.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Pilar Samperio VentayolMikael E Sellin
April 14, 2021
Open Access

Probing bacterial cell wall growth by tracing wall-anchored protein complexes.

Nature Communications
Yi-Jen SunChien-Jung Lo

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