Primary cilia: Putting sensors together

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Primary cilia extend like antennae from the surface of most eukaryotic cells into the environment, where they function in a variety of sensory roles. Recent studies reveal an intimate interplay between structural proteins of the centrosome and the formation of primary cilia, and provide new insight into the complex function of these fascinating organelles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R765-R767
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number18
StatePublished - Sep 21 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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