Planar cell polarity: Microtubules make the connection with cilia

Michael E. Werner, Brian J. Mitchell*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Despite decades of research there are still basic aspects of planar cell polarity that are not well understood. Recent work in mouse tracheal epithelial cells links microtubules with both establishing asymmetry as well as responding to this asymmetry to coordinate cellular orientation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1001-R1004
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number23
StatePublished - Dec 4 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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