Image of fruit fly epithelial cells (pseudo colored in this micrograph)
Epithelial Cell Signaling Helps Maintain Tissue Integrity
Using a transgenic fruit fly model, researchers demonstrate how epithelial barriers are maintained in living organisms despite high levels of cell turnover and death.
Epithelial Cell Signaling Helps Maintain Tissue Integrity
Epithelial Cell Signaling Helps Maintain Tissue Integrity

Using a transgenic fruit fly model, researchers demonstrate how epithelial barriers are maintained in living organisms despite high levels of cell turnover and death.

Using a transgenic fruit fly model, researchers demonstrate how epithelial barriers are maintained in living organisms despite high levels of cell turnover and death.

ABOVE: Romain Levayer
cell-cell communication
Conceptual illustration of cells releasing cytokines in various shades of blue
Spleen-to-Liver Signals Control Systemic Inflammation
Ruth Williams | Apr 29, 2021
In rats, the spleen directs a cytokine surge that drives system-wide inflammation, but it is not, as once believed, the main producer of the chemical messenger.
Hear Ye, Hear Ye
Sarah C.P. Williams | May 1, 2014
Tools for tracking quorum-sensing signals in bacterial colonies