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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Viruses have often been observed in association with the dense microvilli of polarized epithelia as well as the filopodia of… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND The Rho GTPases Rho, Rac, and Cdc42 regulate the organization of the actin cytoskeleton by interacting with multiple… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Pathfinding of growing neurites depends on turning of the growth cone in response to extracellular cues. Motile filopodia of the… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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