Developmental Cell

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New insight into widespread virus behind birth defects

A Northwestern Medicine study published in Developmental Cell provides new insights into how cytomegalovirus—a common virus in the herpes family—replicates within human cells, and identifies proteins that may be therapeutically ...

Cancer

Open access to a potential new drug target for bowel cancer

Monash and international researchers have discovered a protein that may be crucial in the development of 90 per cent of colon cancers, and may also be involved in the causation of several other cancers, including breast and ...

Medical research

Elucidation of bone regeneration mechanism

How osteoblasts are supplied during bone regeneration has been controversial among bone researchers. According to Atsushi Kawakami, an Associate Professor who specializes in tissue regeneration and led the study, scientists ...

Medical research

Watch fat cells help heal a wound in a fly

Fat body cells in Drosophila play a surprising role in sealing wounds and preventing infection, researchers at the University of Bristol report February 26 in the journal Developmental Cell. The cells, which were previously ...

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