Biology of the Cell

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Edited By: Thierry Galli, Paris, France

Impact Factor: 2.552

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 120/187 (Cell Biology)

Online ISSN: 1768-322X

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Paper & Cover of the Year 2014 have been chosen!

cover of the year 2014

Cover of the Year 2014 has been awarded to Qiao-Chu Wang et al. for the cover of Issue 6 -
Description: In mammalian oocytes the meiotic spindle (green) migrates to the cortex and leads to the unique asymmetric cell division, generating a small polar body and a big egg. This process is regulated by actin filaments (red). Knock down of Dynamin expression caused the failure of this process. Blue: DNA.

Paper of the Year 2014 has been awarded to Shao-Chen Sun and colleagues for:
Dynamin 2 regulates actin-mediated spindle migration in mouse oocytes
Qiao-Chu Wang, Jun Liu, Zhen-Bo Wang, Yu Zhang, Xing Duan, Xiang-Shun Cui, Nam-Hyung Kim and Shao-Chen Sun

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May 2016
Direct measurement of oscillatory RhoA activity in embryonic cortical neurons stimulated with the axon guidance cue netrin-1 using fluorescence resonance energy transfer
Judith Antoine-Bertrand et al.


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