Generation of actin based pulling forces

Last updated 18th Jul 2017
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Physics Ph.D. Candidate, Washington University in St. Louis


Pulling forces in endocytosis are being generated by actin polymerization.

In the process of endocytosis, by which the cell plasma membrane invaginate inward in order to bring the essential extracellular proteins into the cytoplasm, there are many different proteins that ...