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Neuron, Know Thy Neighbor

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Science  17 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5767, pp. 1560-1562
DOI: 10.1126/science.1126397

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Once thought only to contribute to cell adhesion as a structural link between a cell's cytoskeleton and its surface, the protein-catenin now appears to be a key regulator of cytoskeletal dynamics and cell proliferation.