JCB's videos (77)


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May 11, 2015
biosights: May 11, 2015 - Formin' actin at adherens junctions

Actin assembly promotes the formation of intercellular adherens junctions, but the role of actin-nucleating formin...

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Apr 30, 2015
biosights: April 13, 2015 - A motif that helps myosin II-B lead from behind

Myosin II-A and myosin II-B play distinct roles in establishing the front–back polarity of migrating mesenchymal...

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Mar 18, 2015
biosights: March 16, 2015 - PAPC separates tissues at a Snail's pace

Brachet's cleft separates the ectoderm and mesoderm of early Xenopus and zebrafish embryos. Luu et al. reveal that,...

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Feb 19, 2015
biosights: February 16, 2015 - Filopodia point the way for haptotaxis

Migrating fibroblasts maintain or change their direction by branching off new lamellipodia from existing protrusions...

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Jan 20, 2015
biosights: January 19, 2015 - Tubulin transport pumps up cilia

The assembly of cilia and flagella requires the delivery of large amounts of tubulin to the growing ends of the...

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Jan 5, 2015
biosights: December 22, 2014 - Osmotic gradient is just the tonic for wounded...

Rapid wound repair is generally thought to be initiated by intrinsic cues, such as changes in the structure or...

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Nov 25, 2014
biosights: November 24, 2014 - Dynein helps centrioles stick together

Dynein has numerous functions in mitosis, but the function of the motor complex's light intermediate chains is poorly...

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Oct 27, 2014
biosights: October 27, 2014 - Epithelial cells make changes at the top

The apical surfaces of polarized epithelia are covered by short, actin-rich protrusions called microvilli, but what...

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Sep 30, 2014
biosights: September 29, 2014 - Cdc42 prompts a change of heart

The Drosophila heart is a simple tubular structure with a central lumen. Vogler et al. reveal that the small GTPase...

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Sep 3, 2014
biosights: September 1, 2014 - Deploying exosomes in a battle of the sexes

The paired accessory glands of male Drosophila secrete multiple signaling factors into the seminal fluid that promote...

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Aug 4, 2014
biosights: August 4, 2014 - Rok keeps its finger on the pulse of apical...

Early in Drosophila embryogenesis, contractile pulses of myosin assembly and disassembly constrict the apical domains...

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Jul 8, 2014
biosights: July 7, 2014 - The fluid dynamics of collective cell migration

During development and tumor metastasis, cells prepare to migrate by undergoing an epithelial-to-mesenchymal...

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Jun 12, 2014
biosights: June 9, 2014 - Rab18 tilts the balance of ER structure

The endoplasmic reticulum consists of peripheral tubular networks connected to sheet-like domains surrounding the...

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May 12, 2014
biosights: May 12, 2014 - Phosphoinositides get cells in shape

Early Drosophila embryos undergo 13 rounds of rapid nuclear division before enclosing each nucleus into an...