Developmental Biology

Developmental Biology

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    1. Developmental Biology

    MAFB drives differentiation by permitting WT1 binding to podocyte specific promoters

    Filippo M. Massa, Fariba Jian-Motamedi ... Andreas Schedl
    1. Developmental Biology

    FMNL2 regulates actin for ER and mitochondria distribution in oocyte meiosis

    Meng-Hao Pan, Zhen-Nan Pan ... Shao-Chen Sun
    1. Developmental Biology

    Dynamic compartmentalization of the pro-invasive transcription factor NHR-67 reveals a role for Groucho in regulating a proliferative-invasive cellular switch in C. elegans

    Taylor N Medwig-Kinney, Brian A Kinney ... David Q Matus
    Dynamic compartmentalization of the pro-invasive transcription factor NHR-67 reveals a role for members of the Groucho/TCF repressive complex in maintaining non-invasive cell fate in C. elegans.
    1. Developmental Biology

    Scaling between cell cycle duration and wing growth is regulated by Fat-Dachsous signaling in Drosophila

    Andrew Liu, Jessica O’Connell ... Richard W. Carthew
    1. Chromosomes and Gene Expression
    2. Developmental Biology

    Transcription: A hub of activity

    Virginia L Pimmett, Mounia Lagha
    Imaging experiments reveal the complex and dynamic nature of the transcriptional hubs associated with Notch signaling.
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    1. Cell Biology
    2. Developmental Biology

    Cylicins are a structural component of the sperm calyx being indispensable for male fertility in mice and human

    Simon Schneider, Andjela Kovacevic ... Hubert Schorle
    Cylicin 1 and Cylicin 2 are essential components of the sperm perinuclear theca and their loss results in impaired spermiogenesis and thus in infertility in mice and men.


    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Natural History of Model Organisms: E. coqui

    Sarah E Westrick, Mara Laslo, Eva K Fischer
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Developmental Biology

    Imaging methods are vastly underreported

    Guillermo Marqués, Thomas Pengo, Mark A Sanders

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