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Biological adhesion of the flatworm Macrostomum lignano relies on a duo-gland system and is mediated by a cell type-specific intermediate filament protein

Overview of attention for article published in Frontiers in Zoology, January 2014
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Title
Biological adhesion of the flatworm Macrostomum lignano relies on a duo-gland system and is mediated by a cell type-specific intermediate filament protein
Published in
Frontiers in Zoology, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1742-9994-11-12
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Authors

Birgit Lengerer, Robert Pjeta, Julia Wunderer, Marcelo Rodrigues, Roberto Arbore, Lukas Schärer, Eugene Berezikov, Michael W Hess, Kristian Pfaller, Bernhard Egger, Sabrina Obwegeser, Willi Salvenmoser, Peter Ladurner

Abstract

Free-living flatworms, in both marine and freshwater environments, are able to adhere to and release from a substrate several times within a second. This reversible adhesion relies on adhesive organs comprised of three cell types: an adhesive gland cell, a releasing gland cell, and an anchor cell, which is a modified epidermal cell responsible for structural support. However, nothing is currently known about the molecules that are involved in this adhesion process.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
Unknown 72 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 23%
Student > Bachelor 12 16%
Student > Master 12 16%
Researcher 10 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 7%
Other 6 8%
Unknown 11 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 33 45%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 14 19%
Engineering 3 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 2 3%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2 3%
Other 7 10%
Unknown 12 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 April 2020.
All research outputs
#1,419,825
of 17,362,547 outputs
Outputs from Frontiers in Zoology
#97
of 562 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#18,020
of 197,822 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Frontiers in Zoology
#1
of 13 outputs
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