Epithelial morphogenesis: apoptotic forces drive cell shape changes.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Studying how cells produce and transmit forces that drive morphogenesis is critical to understanding organismal development. A new paper by Monier et al. (2015) identifies an apicobasal actomyosin cable that characterizes apoptotic cells and contributes force(s) for cell sheet bending.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kiehart, DP

Published Date

  • March 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 532 - 533

PubMed ID

  • 25758861

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4494740

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1878-1551

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1534-5807

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.devcel.2015.02.020


  • eng