Abstract

Cadherins, the principal cell adhesion molecules in animal tissues, come in clusters. A combination of super-resolution microscopy and modeling now reveals the sizes of these clusters and gives clues to how they are assembled.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume23
Issue number22
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 18 2013

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cadherins
animal tissues
Cell adhesion
Cell Adhesion Molecules
Cadherins
cell adhesion
Cell Adhesion
Microscopy
microscopy
Microscopic examination
Animals
Tissue

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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Cell adhesion : Sizing up a sticky situation. / Leckband, Deborah E.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 23, No. 22, 18.11.2013.

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