The Journal of Cell Biology - Volume 174, issue 5

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Electronic ISSN
1540-8140
Print ISSN
0021-9525

Abstract

Renewal of nongermative epithelia is poorly understood. The novel mitogen “lacritin” is apically secreted by several nongermative epithelia. We tested 17 different cell types and discovered that lacritin is preferentially mitogenic or prosecretory for those types that normally contact lacritin du

Journal: The Journal of Cell Biology, vol. 174, no. 5, 2006