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Skeleton of cells controls cell multiplication

New study reveals how proliferation is affected by proteins that control rigidity

Tissue of the Fruit Fly
Tissue of the fruit fly, where magenta marks the cell’s skeleton, and green marks an area where Zyxin protein is inducing .
Credit: Pedro Gaspar (IGC).


This study was carried out at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia (Oeiras, Portugal), funded by Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia (FCT), and at , (London, UK), funded by (CRUK).

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia