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December 20

Posted by , on 20 December 2012

Today’s recommended paper is:

Growing Microtubules Push the Oocyte Nucleus to Polarize the Drosophila Dorsal-Ventral Axis
Tongtong Zhao, Owen S. Graham, Alexandre Raposo and Daniel St Johnston (2012)
Science 336 (6084), 999-1003

Submitted by Andrew Renault:
“An example of purely basic research, using beautiful live imaging to overturn previously held ideas about how an oocyte nucleus is repositioned to break radial symmetry.”

From December 1 to 24 we are featuring Node readers’ favourite papers of the past year. Click the calendar in the side bar each day to see a new paper. To see all papers submitted so far, see the calendar archive.




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