Extavour Lab Discovers New View of Germ Cells

April 19, 2016
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Postdoctoral Fellow, Taro Nakamura and Cassandra Extavour's newest study in Development upends the historical view of maternal inheritance as the most common method for creating germ cells, and finds a number of animals use a cell-to-cell signaling mechanism to trigger the production of germ cells. Full Story.