Teresa Tarrago

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Directed cell migration and axonal guidance are essential steps in neural development. Both processes are controlled by specific guidance cues that activate the signaling cascades that ultimately control cytoskeletal dynamics. Another essential step in migration and axonal guidance is the regulation of plasmalemma turnover and exocytosis in leading edges(More)
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs, including the membrane-type MMPs (MT-MMPs)), a disintegrin and metalloproteinase (ADAM), and ADAM with thrombospondin motifs belong to the metzincins, a subclass of metalloproteinases that contain a Met residue and a Zn(2+) ion at the catalytic site necessary for enzymatic reaction. MMP proteolytic activity is mainly(More)
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