Wnt signaling: Moving in a new direction

Donald G. McEwen, Mark Peifer

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Evidence supporting the postulated role of a Wnt ligand in the establishment of planar cell polarity has been elusive, but recent studies show that the movement of epithelial cells during vertebrate gastrulation or Drosophila dorsal closure depends on both a Wnt ligand and the planar cell polarity pathway.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R562-R564
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number15
StatePublished - Aug 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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