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Journal: Journal of Cell Science
J Cell Sci (2007) 120 (17): 3053–3063.
Published: 01 September 2007
... cells require αvβ5 integrin receptors for particle binding that triggers engulfment. Here, we show that tetraspanins CD81 and CD9 reside in a complex specifically with αvβ5 integrin but not the engulfment receptors Mer tyrosine kinase and CD36 at the apical, phagocytic surface of RPE cells. Function...
Includes: Supplementary data