Filopodia

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Filopodia are thin projections of a cell membrane that the cell uses to respond to its environment. These projections are formed by the cross-linking of actin filaments within the plasma membrane [1].

References

  1. Mattila, PK. Lappalainen, P. (2008). Filopodia: molecular architecture and cellular functions. Nature reviews, Molecular Cell Biology. 9 (6), p446-454.
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