Not all vinculins are created equal


T he actin-binding protein vinculin leads a double life in a cell, bolstering contacts with other cells and strengthening adhesions to its substrate. Bays et al. now explain what differentiates the protein for its distinct roles, revealing that cells phosphorylate vinculin molecules in cell–cell junctions (1). When cells are stretched, squeezed, or bent… (More)


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@inproceedings{Leslie2014NotAV, title={Not all vinculins are created equal}, author={Mitch Leslie}, year={2014} }