‘Scutoids’ is the new word in the scientific dictionary. nderstand the three-dimensional organization of epithelial organs. The work was possible due to the collaboration of biologists, physicists and mathematicians.This revolutionary geometrical cell arrangement allowed to u
Members of our unit helped in the development of this project, Dr. Lola Martin-Bermudo (PI investigator), Dr. Sol Sotillos (Associated Researcher in Homrbia Castelli-Gair’s lab) and Andrea Valencia-Expósito (PhD student in the Martin-Bermudo’s lab). The contribution of these developmental biologists allowed the identification of the scutoids in the Drosophila salivary glands and egg chamber.
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The work was recently published in Nature Communications, check it here.