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What are epithelial cells?
What is epithelial cell polarity?
To learn more, check out the following publications:
What makes epithelial cells polarized?
Crumbs, Yurt and the establishment and maintenance of epithelial polarity
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How do polarity markers get to where they need to be in the cell?
Intracellular trafficking and its role in epithelial polarity and maintenance
How do cells remain stuck to each other in a sheet?
alpha catenin as a physical link between the actomyosin cytoskeleton and the adherens junction
How do epithelial cells escape from their sheet in order to migrate?
Neuroblast ingression as a model for epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT)