Migration without a clutch

Shuh Narumiya, Naoki Watanabe

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    During cell migration, actin retrograde flow is counteracted by integrin-mediated adhesion to the underlying matrix, providing traction for forward movement. But in the absence of this 'clutch' mechanism, some types of cells adapt their actin polymerization to maintain similar migration speeds.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1394-1396
    Number of pages3
    JournalNature cell biology
    Issue number12
    Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Cell Biology


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