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López-Schier, H.*

Fly fishing for collective cell migration.

Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 20, 428-432 (2010)
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The collective migration of cells is essential for organogenesis. It requires the establishment of spatial information within the cellular group and a mechanism that controls the onset of cell movement and migratory arrest. In this review I will use two examples of collective cell migration, from Drosophila and the zebrafish, to discuss how genetic analyses have helped to unravel some basic aspects of collective cell migration. Following, I will suggest some general experimental approaches to further advance our understanding of the mechanisms that control the migration of cellular collectives.
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Publication type Article: Journal article
Document type Scientific Article
ISSN (print) / ISBN 0959-437X
e-ISSN 1879-0380
Quellenangaben Volume: 20, Issue: 4, Pages: 428-432 Article Number: , Supplement: ,
Publisher Elsevier
Reviewing status Peer reviewed