At the end of cytokinesis, the microtubule-rich midbody connecting the daughter cells is either shed into the extracellular space or retained by one of the daughters. Chai et al. find that the midbodies released from C. elegans Q neuroblasts are cleared via a pathway that closely mimics the removal of apoptotic cell corpses. This biosights episode presents the paper by Chai et al. from the December 24, 2012 issue of The Journal of Cell Biology and includes an interview with senior author...
Emerging dynamics of a collection of lymphocytes: phenotypic variability, differentiation, synchronization (part 2) - Grégoire Altan-Bonnet - MSKCC (New York)
Cargese 2012 - Emergent Order in Biology (12-3)
July 23 – August 03, 2012