Published in OBGYN and Reproduction Week, October 31st, 2005
"The Rho proteins are Ras-related guanosine triphosphatases (GTPases) that function in cytoskeletal reorganization, cell migration, and stress fiber and focal adhesion formation. Overexpression of RhoC enhances the ability of melanoma cells to exit the blood and colonize the lungs," researchers in Canada reported.
"However, in vivo confirmation of RhoC's role in metastasis has awaited a RhoC-deficient mouse model. Here we report the generation of RhoC-deficient mice and show that RhoC is dispensable for embryonic and post-natal...
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