PAR proteins cross the boundary

Abstract

L ike Berlin during the Cold War, the membrane of a single-celled C. elegans embryo is divided. But unlike Berlin, no barrier separates the two sections, Goehring et al. conclude (1) after discovering that PAR proteins can travel freely between the anterior and posterior domains of the membrane. The researchers tested several explanations for what preserves… (More)

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@inproceedings{Leslie2011PARPC, title={PAR proteins cross the boundary}, author={Mitch Leslie}, year={2011} }