Developmental Biology

Developmental Biology

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    1. Developmental Biology

    Visually induced changes in cytokine production in the chick choroid

    Jody A Summers, Elizabeth Martinez
    IL-6 gene and protein expression are rapidly and transiently upregulated in the choroid in response to myopic defocus, as a result of prior form deprivation or treatment with +15 D lenses in a nitric oxide-dependent manner.
    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Paths and pathways that generate cell-type heterogeneity and developmental progression in hematopoiesis

    Juliet R Girard et al.
    A combination of mRNA sequencing and genetic analysis reveals mechanisms that govern the development of distinct differentiated blood cell types from hematopoietic progenitors.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Developmental Biology

    DAAM mediates the assembly of long-lived, treadmilling stress fibers in collectively migrating epithelial cells in Drosophila

    Kristin M Sherrard et al.
    Stress fibers with multiple adhesions along their lengths and treadmilling dynamics may help migrating epithelial cells maintain a linear trajectory and thereby reinforce their collective motility.
    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Biomarkers in a socially exchanged fluid reflect colony maturity, behavior, and distributed metabolism

    Sanja M Hakala et al.
    Socially exchanged fluids passed mouth-to-mouth in ant colonies contain protein signatures of colony maturity and individual behavioral role, indicating that this fluid may underlie a distributed metabolism that functions over the scale of the colony.

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