Filopodia

Known as: filopodium 
Thin, stiff, actin-based protrusion extended by the leading edge of a motile cell such as a crawling fibroblast or amoeba, or an axonal or dendritic… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Slender bundled actin containing plasma membrane protrusions, called filopodia, are important for many essential cellular… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Filopodia are thin, actin-rich plasma-membrane protrusions that function as antennae for cells to probe their environment… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cells sense the environment's mechanical stiffness to control their own shape, migration, and fate. To better understand… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Extension of neurites from a cell body is essential to form a functional nervous system; however, the mechanisms underlying… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Filopodia are actin-based structures composed of parallel bundles of actin filaments and various actin-associated proteins, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Eukaryotic cells produce a variety of specialized actin-rich surface protrusions. These include filopodia-thin, highly dynamic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Afilopodium protrudes by elongation of bundled actin filaments in its core. However, the mechanism of filopodia initiation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
To determine the role of dendritic filopodia in the genesis of excitatory synaptic contacts and dendritic spines in hippocampal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Rho and rac, two members of the ras-related superfamily of small GTPases, regulate the polymerization of actin to produce stress… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The Ras-related protein Cdc42 plays a role in yeast cell budding and polarity. Two related proteins, Rac1 and RhoA, promote… (More)
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