filopodia

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filopodia

(ˌfɪləˈpəʊdɪə)
pl n, sing -dium (-dɪəm)
thin projections extending from the edge of migrating cells
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Further, growing body of evidence suggests that the actin-based processes, including cell polarity, filopodium formation, and cell migration, might be important in advanced cancers and may be associated with the formation of metastases (31).
Here we will focus on how the underlying actin filament bundle regulates filopodium growth and retraction cycles at the micrometer and seconds scales.
The membrane reserve serves as morphological basis for the volume homeostasis maintenance of animal cells [1] presented by plasmalemma formations (folds, filopodium, lamelopodium etc.