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Basement Membrane Dynamics During Anchor Cell Invasion
Basement membranes are a dense, sheet-like form of extracellular matrix that underlie epithelia and endothelia, and surround muscle, fat and Schwann cells. Basement membranes separate tissues and protect them from mechanical ...
The Role and Regulation of Caspase-2 in Lipoapoptosis
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is now the most common liver disorder in Western countries. NAFLD is characterized by hepatic steatosis, or an intracellular accumulation of lipids in hepatocytes. An excess ...
A Three-Molecule Model of Structural Plasticity: the Role of the Rho family GTPases in Local Biochemical Computation in Dendrites
It has long been appreciated that the process of learning might invoke a physical change in the brain, establishing a lasting trace of experience. Recent evidence has revealed that this change manifests, at least in part, ...