Collins et al. describe the role of centriole number and microtubules during the developmental process of radial intercalation in the skin of Xenopus embryos. Increasing the number of centrioles and/or microtubules within an intercalating cell drives early apical insertion, whereas decreasing centrioles and microtubules delays insertion.
- , microtubule
- apical insertion
- mulitciliated cell
- radial intercalation
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- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)