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Sensors, transducers, and effectors that regulate cell size and shape.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19004817     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cell volume and shape are stringently regulated. This homeostasis requires the cells to sense their size and shape and to convey this information to effectors that will counteract deformations induced by osmotic or mechanical challenges. The sensors, transducers, and effectors of volume change are the subject of this review.
Mirkka Koivusalo; Andras Kapus; Sergio Grinstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2008-11-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of biological chemistry     Volume:  284     ISSN:  0021-9258     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Biol. Chem.     Publication Date:  2009 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-09     Completed Date:  2009-05-04     Revised Date:  2013-06-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985121R     Medline TA:  J Biol Chem     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6595-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cell Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Cell Size*
Homeostasis / physiology*
Signal Transduction / physiology*

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