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From our sister journals- October 2015

Posted by on October 21st, 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.             Modelling Alzheimer’s Disease in vitro Hall and colleagues established an in vitro model of Alzheimer’s Disease by culturing and differentiating embryonic stem cells isolated from the APPsw transgenic minipig. They use this system to[…]

From our sister journals- September 2015

Posted by on September 28th, 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.             Auditory hair cell defects in Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (WHS) is a rare genetic disorder associated with sensorineural deafness. In this study, Andrea Streit and colleagues show that, although cochlear hair cells are specified[…]

From our sister journals- August 2015

Posted by on August 24th, 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.         Deducing the stage of origin of Wilms tumours from a developmental series of Wt1 mutants Wilms’ tumours, paediatric kidney cancers, are the archetypal example of tumours caused through the disruption of normal development. In this[…]

From our sister journals- July 2015

Posted by on July 28th, 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.         Drosophila helps to elucidate the effects of radiation therapy Children who are exposed to cranial radiation therapy (CRT) to treat brain tumours are at increased risk later in life for neurocognitive, motor and seizure disorders.[…]

From our sister journals- June 2015

Posted by on June 22nd, 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.       Elucidating pulmonary hypoplasia in ciliopathies Ciliopathies are developmental disorders caused by mutations in components of the primary cilium (a microtubule-based mechanosensor organelle present in many mammalian cells), and are usually characterised by multi-organ abnormalities. Congenital lung[…]

From our sister journals- May 2015

Posted by on May 19th, 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.       Xenopus as a developmental model of neuroblastoma Neuroblastoma (NB) is a paediatric form of cancer derived from the sympathetic nervous system. Recent genome-wide sequencing data suggest that often NB does not have a clear genetic cause,[…]