Chapter 7. On the Border of Understanding Cell Migration

  1. Prof. Dr. Doris Wedlich
  1. Jocelyn A. McDonald and
  2. Denise J. Montell

Published Online: 9 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527604669.ch7

Cell Migration in Development and Disease

Cell Migration in Development and Disease

How to Cite

McDonald, J. A. and Montell, D. J. (2004) On the Border of Understanding Cell Migration, in Cell Migration in Development and Disease (ed D. Wedlich), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527604669.ch7

Editor Information

  1. University of Karlsruhe, Institute of Zoology II, Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Department of Biological Chemistry, 725 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205-2185, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305872

Online ISBN: 9783527604661

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Keywords:

  • cell migration;
  • understanding cell migration;
  • regulating the cytoskeleton;
  • border cell migration;
  • tumor metastasis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Who, What, When, and Where of Border Cell Migration

  • Regulating the Cytoskeleton

  • Adhesive Forces Provide Traction for Border Cell Migration

  • Relationship of Border Cell Migration to Tumor Metastasis

  • Acknowledgment

  • References