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Science 311 (5767): 1560-1562

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Enhanced: Neuron, Know Thy Neighbor

Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom

Once thought only to contribute to cell adhesion as a structural link between a cell's cytoskeleton and its surface, the protein alpha-catenin now appears to be a key regulator of cytoskeletal dynamics and cell proliferation.

The author is in the Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology/Pediatrics (Neurology), University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA. E-mail: diciccem{at}

Layer-Specific Expression of Multiple Cadherins in the Developing Visual Cortex (V1) of the Ferret.
Krishna-K, M. Nuernberger, F. Weth, and C. Redies (2009)
Cereb Cortex 19, 388-401
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