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cell-fusion

Cell fusion

Cell fusion is an important cellular process that occurs during differentiation of muscle, bone and trophoblast cells, during embryogenesis, and during morphogenesis. Cell fusion is a necessary event in the maturation of cells so that they maintain their specific functions throughout growth.

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Further reading

  • H. Harris: Cell fusion, 1970, Harvard University Press, Mass.
  • R. Borgens et al.: Cell Fusion and some subcellular Properties of heterokaryons and hybrids, Journal of Cell Biology, VOLUME 67, 1975, pages 257-280

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