Invasion by force: The C. elegans anchor cell leads the way

Nikolaou, S. and Machesky, L. M. (2019) Invasion by force: The C. elegans anchor cell leads the way. Developmental Cell, 48(3), pp. 287-288. (doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2019.01.024)

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How cells breach basement membrane barriers remains an area of active research. In this issue of Developmental Cell, Kelley et al. (2019) reveal that the C. elegans anchor cell uses physical force to breach basement membrane in the absence of matrix metalloproteases during its developmental invasion.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Machesky, Professor Laura and Nikolaou, Savvas
Authors: Nikolaou, S., and Machesky, L. M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Cancer Sciences
Journal Name:Developmental Cell
ISSN (Online):1878-1551
Published Online:11 February 2019

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