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Furthermore, it is difﬁcult to separate the cell adhesive from the neurite 2. APP Biology, Processing and Function 29 outgrowth promoting roles of APP. Clearly, these are probably somewhat inseparable, as neuronal migration, neurite outgrowth, and even synaptogenesis would involve substrate adhesion. The phenotype of APP and APLP-deﬁcient animals are certainly in agreement with these proposed physiological activity of these molecules (see below). 3 Is APP a receptor? Although APP was initially proposed to act as a cell surface receptor, the evidence supporting this idea has been unconvincing.
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