Tagging the dead: a bridging factor for Caenorhabditis elegans phagocyte receptors

Rachael Rutkowski, Anton Gartner

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    Abstract

    Recognition of apoptotic cells by phagocytic cells in Caenorhabditis elegans has been something of a mystery. A secreted transthyretin-like protein, TTR-52, has been identified as a bridging molecule between apoptotic cells and CED-1 on the phagocytic cells that engulf them.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)638-640
    Number of pages4
    JournalNature Cell Biology
    Volume12
    Issue number7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010

    Keywords

    • C-ELEGANS
    • ASYMMETRY

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