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Structure. 2019 Jun 4;27(6):881-883. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2019.05.005.

Clamping Together Hemidesmosomes and Latching Them in Place.

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Department of Pharmacology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA; Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA; Yale Cancer Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA. Electronic address: titus.boggon@yale.edu.

Abstract

Integrin adhesion receptors are critical for cell adhesion to the extracellular matrix. In this issue of Structure, Manso et al. (2019) provide new insights into formation of specialized integrin adhesion structures, termed hemidesmosomes, that anchor epithelial cells to the basement membrane.

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31167122
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10.1016/j.str.2019.05.005

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