Cilia were once considered as useless as wisdom teeth. Now they are known as extraordinary organelles (component of cells) that have evolved to perform a number of essential functions related to sensory and motility perception.
Defective and dysfunctional functioning in motile and non-motile cilia result in a large number of symptoms and disorders which have significant impact on those affected.
This section contains a feed from PubMed with recent papers on 'ciliopathy', with hyperlinked titles.
When you are on the PubMed site, you can search using any cilia and ciliopathy-related keywords or terms.
Cilia Journal was launched in 2011 to publish the best worldwide research into cilia and ciliopathies, and bring a focus to this exciting and growing field of human biology, medicine and health.