Development

Structure of a stem cell niche

Stem cells—specialized cells that can self-renew and generate functional cells—maintain adult tissues. They reside in a specialized microenvironment, known as a niche, that regulates their self-renewal and activities. ...

dateMar 01, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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Seeing the world through fresh eyes

There are many different structures in our eyes that work in conjunction to allow us to see. These structures are strikingly similar between different species, from zebrafish to humans. The growth of ocular tissues must be ...

dateFeb 14, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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