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From our sister journals – September 2016

Posted by , on 7 October 2016

Here we highlight some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.



Moran Neuhof, Michael Levin and Oded Rechavi explored the relationship between regeneration and inheritance in planaria 



Ryo Nozu and colleagues provide evidence for lipid histotrophy in great white shark reproduction from a shark accidentally caught by fishermen in Okinawa.



Andrew Ewald and colleagues investigated the role of Twist1 in the dissemination of cells from epithelia.




In an interview, Lewis Cantley, Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine, talked about discovering the PI3K pathway and the relationship between metabolism and cancer



Chunhui Xu and colleagues presented a human iPSC model for catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.



Katherine Swenson-Fields and colleagues described a pathway for the differentiation of macrophages in polycistic kidney disease.


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Editor-in-Chief Michael way took us through the good, the bad, and the median of journal impact factors.



Manzoor Bhat and colleagues described the role of tubulin polymerisation and stabilisation in neuronal development.



Andrea Huber and colleagues reported an influence of semaphorin signalling on innervation and myoblast migration during diaphragm development.



In some more work on myoblasts, Susanne-Filiz Önel and colleagues probed the role of Kette in Drosophila myoblast fusion.


Journal typography


Jesper Sørensen and colleagues explore the relationship between developmental plasticity and physiological acclimation in the adult, in the context of exposure to extremes of temperature



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