Enucleate or replicate? Ask the cytoskeleton

Blood. 2014 Jan 30;123(5):601-2. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-11-535609.


In this issue of Blood, Sui and colleagues have identified novel and interesting roles for Tropomodulin (Tmod)-3, a protein involved with actin filament organization, in erythroid proliferation, survival, and enucleation.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Erythroid Precursor Cells / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Gene Deletion*
  • Liver / embryology*
  • Male
  • Tropomodulin / genetics*


  • Tmod3 protein, mouse
  • Tropomodulin