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Tensed beginnings: how membrane tension gates early differentiation

Posted by , on 9 June 2021

Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells (ES cells) have the capacity to generate any tissue in the organism; this remarkable ability is called naïve pluripotency. Intriguingly, when ES cells start to differentiate ...

Rare metabolic disorder replicated in rice fish

Posted by , on 9 June 2021

A Press Release from Development A mutation from a human patient with a rare metabolic disorder has been replicated in the Japanese rice fish. Researchers from the Centre for Organismal ...

When statistical physics meets developmental biology: Predicting the structural properties of embryonic tissues from a simple cell parameter

Posted by , on 7 May 2021

By Bernat Corominas-Murtra and Nicoletta I. Petridou Embryo morphogenesis is a play whose outcome is the result of a complex and delicate plot, made of balances and agreements among many ...

Continuous and Extended Ex Utero Embryogenesis in Mammals

Posted by , on 6 May 2021

By Alejandro Aguilera Castrejon and Jacob H. Hanna Understanding the developmental processes leading to the formation of tissues and organs represents one of the most fundamental questions in developmental and ...

New strings for the puppeteer of evolution

Posted by , on 30 April 2021

Sarah Jacquelyn Smith, Lance Davidson and Mark Rebeiz share the story of their recent paper on the evolution of morphological novelties.

Sperm development linked to testicular cancer

Posted by , on 28 April 2021

A Press Release from Development Scientists led by Dr Jason Heaney from Baylor College of Medicine in Texas, USA, have found that a failure in the development of sperm cells ...

Circadian clock in the mouse placenta

Posted by , on 28 April 2021

This press release was released by Development (paper link). The placenta forms the interface between the maternal and foetal circulatory systems. As well as ensuring essential nutrients, endocrine and immunological ...

Out on a Flimb or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust the Mapping

Posted by , on 20 April 2021

Brent Hawkins recalls how mapping the zebrafish rephraim mutation brought insights into the fin-to-limb transition

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Posted by , on 9 April 2021

https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/19415/maternal-fetal-crosstalk-impacts-on-offspring-development

MCC loss during mucociliary epithelium remodeling: new insight into a debated topic and a decade mystery.

Posted by , on 29 March 2021

Introduction In mucociliary epithelia, such as the mammalian airway epithelium or the embryonic epidermis of Xenopus tadpoles, the correct balance between multiciliated cells (MCCs) and secretory cells provides the functional ...

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