Embryogenesis: Anchors away!

J. Amaranath Govindan, David Greenstein

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It has long been appreciated that the oocyte cortex plays a key role in regulating fertilization and establishing embryonic polarity. Recent studies have identifed the anti-phosphatase EGG-3 as a cortical anchor for regulatory proteins required for launching embryogenesis in Caenhorhabditis elegans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R890-R892
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number20
StatePublished - Oct 23 2007


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