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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Cells move using leg-like protrusions called filopodia, but cancer cells produce far more of these than healthy tissue.
These authors concluded that BK stimulates a conformation of the filopodia type for the cell membrane, which is vital to the migration process.
However, immature pyramidal neurons express highly motile filopodia and lack spines.
Microvilli or villous filopodia extend into the glandular lumens or intercellular spaces created by these groupings.
Moreover, cellular protrusions including lamellipodia and filopodia were disrupted through downregulation of Racl and Cdc42 in response to A2 in MKN-28 cells.
Filopodia are essential finger-like structures that emerge at the cell front to orient the cell in response to its chemical and mechanical environment.
RhoU sobreexpresada estimula la progresion del ciclo celular e induce la transformacion; de hecho, estudios in vitro en celulas epiteliales mamarias transformadas y en celulas HeLa demostraron que la sobrexpresion de RhoU conduce a un aumento en la formacion de fibras de estres e incremento de filopodia.
CTRL] developed greatest net of cytoskeletal projections including lamellipodia and filopodia, which connected adjacent cells, in comparison to [ASC.
Filopodia of the osteogenic bone cells enters nanotube pores and make interlocked bone implant interface.
New research shows how the finger-like structures, called filopodia, can extend themselves, contract and bend in dynamic movements.
Therefore, Cdc42 is necessary for the polarization of microtubule cytoskeleton, and the formation of filopodia and invasive pseudopodia, which is required for breast cancer cell migration and invasion (Tang et al.