Thursday, September 22, 2005

Nanotubes Link Immune Cells

From The Scientist:
A number of types of immune cells communicate via a naturally occurring network of nanotubes, investigators report today in this month's Immunity. These findings suggest that nanotubes could serve as a third form of intercellular communication, distinct from gap junctions and synapses, and faster than secreted chemical signals alone...
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