Development and Morphogenesis in Drosophila news

21 Jul 2008

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21 Jul 2008

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<p>Confocal microscope image of a fragment of Drosophila trachea. Red shows the accumulation of the E-Cadherin protein, responsible for cell-cell binding</p>
20 Jul 2008

In Nature Cell Biology, researchers at IRB Barcelona describe a mechanism that governs adhesion between cells and therefore their capacity to move. The study may have implications in the fight against tumoral metastasis.

<p>A group of cells express torso-like gen (tsl) (pink arrow). While they are moving to the center of the egg chamber, another group of cells starts expressing tsl (orange arrow). Both cellular groups meet at the same site, from where in a more advanced stag</p>
26 Jun 2007

Research conducted by investigators from IRB Barcelona appears this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences PNAS.

17 Jul 2006

Diario Médico has published  in its front page the research developed by the Jordi Casanova and Veronique Brodu, principal investigator and postdoctoral researcher respectively at "Development and morphogenesis in Drosophila" group. The research has been featured in Genes & Development, one of the most important magazines in Developmental Biology.