Microvilli are found on the apical surface of epithelial cells. Recent studies on the microvillar proteins ezrin and EBP50 (ezrin/radixin/moesin-binding phosphoprotein of 50 kDa) have revealed both the dynamics and the regulation of microvillar components, and how a dynamic ezrin phosphocycle is necessary to confine microvilli to the apical membrane. In the present review, we first summarize the background to allow us to place these advances in context.
Dynamics of ezrin and EBP50 in regulating microvilli on the apical aspect of epithelial cells
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Raghuvir Viswanatha, Anthony Bretscher, Damien Garbett; Dynamics of ezrin and EBP50 in regulating microvilli on the apical aspect of epithelial cells. Biochem Soc Trans 1 February 2014; 42 (1): 189–194. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BST20130263
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