The Actin Associated Protein Palladin Is Important for the Early Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation

Abstract

Palladin, an actin associated protein, plays a significant role in regulating cell adhesion and cell motility. Palladin is important for development, as knockdown in mice is embryonic lethal, yet its role in the development of the vasculature is unknown. We have shown that palladin is essential for the expression of smooth muscle cells (SMC) marker genes… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012823

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