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Curr Biol. 2013 Jan 7;23(1):R10-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.11.037.

Cell polarity: wanderful exploration in yeast sex.

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Université Nice - Sophia Antipolis, institute of Biology Valrose, Parc Valrose, 06108 Nice, France. arkowitz@unice.fr

Abstract

Chemical gradients are used by cells to provide positional information. Two new studies reveal that polarity proteins are highly dynamic in yeast cells responding to a pheromone gradient and suggest that this behavior is important for robust directional growth.

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23305660
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10.1016/j.cub.2012.11.037
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