Combined extracellular matrix cross-linking activity of the peroxidase MLT-7 and the dual oxidase BLI-3 is critical for post-embryonic viability in Caenorhabditis elegans

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Thein, Melanie C.; Winter, Alan D.; Stepek, Gillian; McCormack, Gillian; Stapleton, Genevieve; Johnstone, Iain L.; Page, Antony P.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Inc.
  • Subject: QH345

The nematode cuticle is a protective collagenous extracellular matrix that is modified, cross-linked, and processed by a number of key enzymes. This Ecdysozoan-specific structure is synthesized repeatedly and allows growth and development in a linked degradative and bio... View more
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