FERMing Up the Plasma Membrane

Amanda Neisch, Richard G. Fehon

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As cells enter mitosis, shape changes occur that involve rearrangements of the actin cytoskeleton and an increase in cortical stiffness. In a recent article in Current Biology, Kunda et al. describe a new role for ERM proteins in regulating rearrangements of the cortical cytoskeleton during mitosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)154-156
Number of pages3
JournalDevelopmental Cell
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 12 2008
Externally publishedYes


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