uropod

Known as: uropodium 
A membrane projection with related cytoskeletal components at the trailing edge of a cell in the process of migrating or being activated, found on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Melanoma cells can switch between an elongated mesenchymal-type and a rounded amoeboid-type migration mode. The rounded 'amoeboid… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
Renewed interest in cell shape has been prompted by a recent flood of evidence that indicates that cell polarity is essential for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We find that in contrast to strongly adherent, slow moving cells such as fibroblasts, neutrophils exert contractile stresses… (More)
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2002
2002
Polarized migrating T cells possess 2 poles, the uropod protrusion at the rear and the leading edge at the front, with specific… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Redistribution of specialized molecules in migrating cells develops asymmetry between two opposite cell poles, the leading edge… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Buffering of intracellular Ca2+ transients in human neutrophils leads to reduced motility due to defective uropod detachment on… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Chemokines as well as the signaling through the adhesion molecules intercellular adhesion molecule (ICAM)-3 and CD43 are able to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
During activation, T lymphocytes become motile cells, switching from a spherical to a polarized shape. Chemokines and other… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Spherical circulating T cells must polarize to extravasate. We have found that the polarization process includes a drastic… (More)
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1969
1969
Lymphocytes have anatomic and functional characteristics reiminiscent of the amoeba. The capacity to form microscopikes on the… (More)
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