10-07-13 Cell Motility questions

What happens to the actin network at the leading edge

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Unformatted text preview: Does the photobleached spot change its position with respect to the leading edge over time? What does this tell you? In summary, what do FRAP experiments tell us about the role of actin at the leading edge of a cell? What happens to the actin network at the leading edge of a cell when it is treated with cytochalasin D? Based on what you know about cytochalasins and about actin dynamics at the leading edge of cells, why does this happen? Describe the sequence of events leading to chemotaxis of a Dictyostelium discoideum amoeba in...
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