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Science 317 (5836): 330-331

Copyright © 2007 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

CELL SIGNALING:
A Ciliary Signaling Switch

Søren Tvorup Christensen and Carolyn Marie Ott

Primary cilia contain the receptor for a secreted protein crucial for cell regulation, strengthening their potential as signaling centers in the cell.


S. T. Christensen is at the Department of Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen DK-2100, Denmark. E-mail: stchristensen{at}aki.ku.dk C. M. Ott is in the Cell Biology and Metabolism Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA. E-mail: ottcarol{at}mail.nih.gov


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