plasma membrane fusion

The joining of two or more lipid bilayer membranes that surround a cell. [GOC:elh, GOC:mtg_muscle]
National Institutes of Health

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2015
2015
Membrane fusion is an energy-consuming process that requires tight juxtaposition of two lipid bilayers. Little is known about how… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND Trypomastigotes of Trypanosoma cruzi are able to invade several types of non-phagocytic cells through a lysosomal… (More)
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2008
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2008
Ergosterol depletion independently inhibits two aspects of yeast mating: pheromone signaling and plasma membrane fusion. In… (More)
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2002
2002
Paramyxovirus infects cells by initially attaching to a sialic acid-containing cellular receptor and subsequently fusing with the… (More)
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2000
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2000
Cell fusion occurs throughout development, from fertilization to organogenesis. The molecular mechanisms driving plasma membrane… (More)
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2000
2000
To examine the functional role of the interaction between Munc18c and syntaxin 4 in the regulation of GLUT4 translocation in… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
Protein machines and lipid bilayers both play central roles in cell membrane fusion, a process crucial to life. Recent results… (More)
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2000
2000
We used fluorescence imaging of individual exocytic events together with electron microscopy to study the regulation of dense… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The sequence of events involved in poly(ethylene glycol)-mediated fusion of small unilamellar vesicles (SUVs) has been studied… (More)
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1985
1985
The conjugation junction of Tetrahymena is the specialized site where plasma membrane fusion occurs between two cells of… (More)
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