Dystroglycan is involved in skin morphogenesis downstream of the Notch signaling pathway

@inproceedings{Sirour2011DystroglycanII,
  title={Dystroglycan is involved in skin morphogenesis downstream of the Notch signaling pathway},
  author={Cathy Sirour and Magdalena Hidalgo and Val{\'e}rie Bello and Nicolas P Buisson and Thierry Darrib{\`e}re and Nicole Moreau},
  booktitle={Molecular biology of the cell},
  year={2011}
}
Dystroglycan (Dg) is a transmembrane protein involved both in the assembly and maintenance of basement membrane structures essential for tissue morphogenesis, and the transmission of signals across the plasma membrane. We used a morpholino knockdown approach to investigate the function of Dg during Xenopus laevis skin morphogenesis. The loss of Dg disrupts epidermal differentiation by affecting the intercalation of multiciliated cells, deposition of laminin, and organization of fibronectin in… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 23 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations

The dystroglycan: nestled in an adhesome during embryonic development.

Developmental biology • 2015
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Loss of alpha-dystroglycan expression in cutaneous melanocytic lesions

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV • 2016

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 53 references

In vivo analyzes of dystroglycan function during somitogenesis in Xenopus laevis.

Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists • 2009
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

REVIEW: The membrane--cytoskeleton interface: the role of dystrophin and utrophin

Journal of Muscle Research & Cell Motility • 1997
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Cell migration and induction in the development of the surface ectodermal pattern of the Xenopus laevis tadpole

TA Drysdale, RP Elinson
Dev Growth Differ • 1992
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced