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A break in the chain?

Nature volume 440, pages 3839 (02 March 2006) | Download Citation

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How chains of proteins link transmembrane cell–cell adhesion molecules to the cell's inner scaffold was standard textbook material. But recent research challenges the accepted model, opening a new chapter in the field.

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  1. Keith Burridge is in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA. Keith_Burridge@med.unc.edu

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