Cell polarization: Chemotaxis gets CRACking

Jeffrey E. Segall

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An early stage in the establishment of cell polarity during chemotaxis of Dictyostelium dicoideum has been identified by a recent study; the new results also show that the development of cell polarity does not rely upon cytoskeletal rearrangement, and may use a spatial sensing mechanism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R46-R48
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 28 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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