Cells: shaping tissues and organs


Apical constriction During several morphogenetic developmental processes, epithelial sheets contract some of their cells to cause invaginations or bending. To do this, epithelial cells constrict apically located actin and myosin while lengthening the basolateral axis in a process called apical constriction. Frank Mason (Martin Laboratory, Massachusetts… (More)
DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E13-11-0670


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