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Jan 2, 2018

Ring out your dead: MRCK╬▒ cleavage triggers epithelial extrusion

Dying epithelial cells are extruded from the tissue by a basal actomyosin ring formed in neighboring, healthy cells. Gagliardi et al. reveal that epithelial extrusion is also driven by actin rearrangements in the apoptotic cell, where cleavage of the...