Inductive influences of epimorphin on endothelial cells in vitro.

@article{Oka1996InductiveIO,
  title={Inductive influences of epimorphin on endothelial cells in vitro.},
  author={Yumiko Oka and Yohei Hirai},
  journal={Experimental cell research},
  year={1996},
  volume={222 1},
  pages={189-98}
}
Epimorphin is known as a mesenchymal factor involved in epithelial morphogenesis. This protein has, however, a curious nature in that only certain of its molecules are transported to extracellular regions after having undergone complex conformational changes. In the present study, we generated an N-terminally modified recombinant epimorphin fragment as a substitute for the extracellular epimorphin and examined n detail how this polypeptide affects cellular behavior in a model cell system. As… CONTINUE READING

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