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3HH3 module 3 - References http/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9961 http/klemkelab.ucsd.edu/research/cell.html Movies Intro

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References: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9961 http://klemkelab.ucsd.edu/research/cell.html # / Movies: Intro http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAaQ4WS8QhI wasp chemotaxis:: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUUfdP87Ssg neuron:: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-rg9e7hO9E
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Cell crawling The crawling movements of cells across a surface represent a basic form of cell locomotion: seen in a wide variety of different kinds of cells movements of amoebas the migration of embryonic cells during development the invasion of tissues by white blood cells to fight infectio the migration of cells involved in wound healing the spread of cancer cells during the metastasis the extension of nerve cell processes phagocytosis Movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAaQ4WS8QhI
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Single cell amoeba: Developing axons: Macrophages and neutrophils Metastatic cancer cells:
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http://www.bristol.ac.uk/biochemistry/research/goc.html Migrating cells often polarize forming a broad protruding edge in the direction of travel (seen here on the right), and a narrow, contractile tail (the left). Red = Actin Green = cytoskeletal regulatory protein, WAVE2 How do regulatory proteins control co- ordinated changes in the shape of the cytoskeleton and cell movement?
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Cell Crawling: The Cycle Protrusion Attachment Retraction
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Protrusion Extension of membrane structures that is largely powered by actin polymerization. Filopodia are one-dimensional projections Examples include migrating growth cones and some types of fibroblasts Actin filaments are organized into long parallel bundles Lamellipodia are two-dimensional projections Examples include epithelial cells and fibroblasts Actin filaments are organized in a branching “dendritic” network Pseudopodia are three-dimensional projections Examples, amoebae and neutrophils
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Actin network in the lamellipodia and filopodia. Plus ends of
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3HH3 module 3 - References http/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9961 http/klemkelab.ucsd.edu/research/cell.html Movies Intro

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