Recently, two papers have revealed a new function for the fruit fly epithelial apical membrane protein Crumbs and its mammalian homolog CRB1 in photoreceptor cell morphogenesis. This supports the previous observation that disruption of CRB1 function can cause retinal degeneration in humans.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Molecular Biology
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
- Developmental Biology
- Cell Biology