Developmental Biology

Developmental Biology

eLife publishes research in areas including cell migration, proliferation and differentiation, and inductive and signaling interactions. Learn more about what we publish and sign up for the latest research.
Illustration by Davide Bonazzi

Latest articles

    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Dual midbrain and forebrain origins of thalamic inhibitory interneurons

    Polona Jager et al.
    Thalamic interneurons in the mouse thalamus are often overlooked because of their extremely low numbers, however they are developmentally complex and related to those of larger-brained species.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Developmental Biology

    Negative feedback couples Hippo pathway activation with Kibra degradation independent of Yorkie-mediated transcription

    Sherzod A Tokamov et al.
    Kibra-mediated Hippo complex assembly promotes Kibra degradation in a negative feedback loop that is regulated by mechanical tension.
    1. Chromosomes and Gene Expression
    2. Developmental Biology

    Foxc1 establishes enhancer accessibility for craniofacial cartilage differentiation

    Pengfei Xu et al.
    Foxc1 proteins prepare the genomes of neural crest-derived cells to facilitate their later development into the cartilages that support the embryonic face.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Developmental Biology

    Rab5 and Rab11 maintain hematopoietic homeostasis by restricting multiple signaling pathways in Drosophila

    Shichao Yu et al.
    Rab5 and Rab11 regulate hematopoietic homeostasis in Drosophila, and this process involves the JNK, Toll, and Ras/EGFR signaling pathways and autophagy.

Senior editors

  1. Utpal Banerjee
    University of California, Los Angeles, United States
  2. Marianne E Bronner
    Marianne E Bronner
    California Institute of Technology, United States
  3. Kathryn Cheah
    The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China
  4. See more editors