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Biologists have known of the existence of leader cells and the DII4 protein for some years and have suspected they might be important in collective cell migration.
Our evaluation of NC cell migration yielded useful toxicological information in an area of DT that has received only limited attention until now.
In the wild type of breast cancer cell, TNK2 therefore appears to enhance cell migration via a mechanism of preservation of cell surface EGFR expression.
On the other hand, the protease clears the wound debris to facilitate cell migration and hence wound closure, thus achieving a synergistic effect with KGF.
A number of protein molecules preside over the disassembly and reassembly of the blood--testis barrier that occur during germ cell migration.
This differentiation coupled with the finding of Y-bearing cells in the donor heart of a patient who died just4 days posttransplant suggests that cell migration occurred soon after transplantation and involved rapidly proliferating and differentiating primitive stem cells and precursor cells, the investigators said.
Mackow (Stony Brook, NY), on the selective inhibition of beta3-integrin directed endothelial cell migration by pathogenic hantaviruses.
To investigate the hypothesis that TNF regulates intestinal epithelial cell migration by activation of specific receptors, artificial wounds were created in confluent monolayers of the conditionally immortalized mouse small intestinal epithelium (MSIE), young adult mouse colon (YAMC) and the murine TNFR1 -/- colon cell lines.
They are essentially synthetic matrix proteins put into wounds to facilitate the cell migration that occurs during normal healing.
These include: transistor ordering to minimize cell area and congestion, context sensitive spacing and enclosure rules, port rule analysis for enhanced routability, preferred shape pattern selection, multiple patterning(coloring) and use of local interconnect, resulting in a sign-off quality and DFM-friendly cell migration.
Nuclear size and stiffness represent a significant obstacle to cell migration.
He served for 10 years as the Director of the Cell Migration Consortium, an NIH-funded multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary collaboration for studying cell migration, and spent the past 15 years in the Department of Cell Biology, as a Harrison Distinguished Professor and University Professor, at the University of Virginia, School of Medicine, where his lab investigated the mechanisms of cell migration and dendritic spine morphogenesis.
As shown in the previous studies, CXCL12 induced the phosphorylation of Akt and Erk in MDA- MB-231 cells rapidly, which is critical for CXCL12-dependent cell migration and invasion (Lee et al.
Second, it degrades a specific group of normal mRNAs, including those encoding proteins promoting cell growth, cell migration and cell survival.