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The people behind the papers – You Wu & Mineko Kengaku

Posted by on March 12th, 2018

Neuronal migration is critical for mammalian brain development. In many migrating neurons, the nucleus translocates from the trailing to the leading edge of the cell in a manner dependent on the actin and microtubule cytoskeletons, but how these cytoskeletons interact and their relative contribution to the forces that move the nucleus has remained unclear. This[…]

Book review: A wake-up call to delve deeper into the cell

Posted by on January 5th, 2012

This book review originally appeared in Development. Wendy Bickmore reviews “The Nucleus” (Edited by Tom Misteli and David L. Spector). Book info: The Nucleus Edited by Tom Misteli, David L. Spector Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (2011) 517 pages ISBN 978-0-879698-94-2 $135 (hardback) Why should a developmental biologist be interested in a book about the[…]