Cilia

Cellular Filaments Keeping the Pace

Göttingen, Germany — Cilia are filamentous, hair-like structures that can be found on nearly all cells of the human body. Depending on the tissue, they fulfill a plethora of essential tasks, such as...

Loss of Cilia Leads to Melanoma

Zürich, Switzerland — Researchers at the University of Zurich have now shown that cilia, the fine sensory antennae, play a key role in the formation of melanoma. 

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