Keratin, a tough and insoluble fibrous protein, plays a surprising role in determining mouse embryonic cell fate.
An international consortium gives a debilitating childhood disorder a name and a genetic cause.
A protein named GATA6 is key to the development of a normal pancreas in humans.
Once considered ‘junk’, certain virus-derived genomic elements have now been shown to actively regulate important developmental processes
Proper embryonic development depends on a signaling pathway that helps to preserve stem cell ‘immaturity’