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Curr Biol. 2012 Dec 4;22(23):R1001-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.10.030.

Planar cell polarity: microtubules make the connection with cilia.

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  • 1Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.


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.

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