The Journal of Cell Biology - Volume 173, issue 3

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Electronic ISSN
1540-8140
Print ISSN
0021-9525

Abstract

The significance of cadherin superfamily proteins in vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) biology is undefined. Here we describe recent studies of the Fat1 protocadherin. Fat1 expression in VSMCs increases significantly after arterial injury or growth factor stimulation. Fat1 knockdown decreases VS

Journal: The Journal of Cell Biology, vol. 173, no. 3, 2006