Developmental Patterning: Putting the Squeeze on Mis-specified Cells

Yu Ichiro Nakajima, Matthew C. Gibson

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Widely implicated in human disease, abnormal cellular cysts reflect dramatic defects in the maintenance of epithelial integrity. A new study reports that epithelial cysts may arise as a surprisingly general consequence of clonal defects in the specification of cell identity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R204-R206
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Mar 7
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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