Infographic: Red Blood Cell Shape
Infographic: Red Blood Cell Shape
What happens when myosin inside red blood cells can't do its job?
Infographic: Red Blood Cell Shape
Infographic: Red Blood Cell Shape

What happens when myosin inside red blood cells can't do its job?

What happens when myosin inside red blood cells can't do its job?

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How Red Blood Cells Get Their Dimples
How Red Blood Cells Get Their Dimples
Ashley Yeager | Sep 1, 2018
Myosin proteins tug on the cell membrane, giving an erythrocyte its distinct shape.
Motor Man
Motor Man
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 1, 2017
Ron Vale has spent a career studying how molecular motors transport cargo within cells. He’s also developed tools to help scientists communicate their findings.
Video: Watch Cells Crawl To Firmer Ground
Video: Watch Cells Crawl To Firmer Ground
The Scientist Staff | Dec 10, 2016
This collective migration, called durotaxis, depends on which cells get the best grip on a surface.
Cell Change Up
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 9, 2012
Imaging cell cytoskeletons during early embryonic development leads researchers to uncover a new regulator of cell shape
Ovarian cancer forces into new tissues
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 14, 2011
Ovarian tumor cells use cellular movement proteins to penetrate protective cell layers surrounding new target tissues during metastasis.
Freeze-Frame
Freeze-Frame
Kelly Rae Chi | Feb 1, 2011
Tricks for probing a cell’s moving parts