Institute for Developmental Biology

Biocentrum, Zuelpicher Str. 47b, 50674 Cologne, Germany

Prof. Dr. Matthias Hammerschmidt

Different and even contrary activities have been assigned to Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (Bmps), regulating cell differentiation, cell proliferation, stem cell maintenance, cell survival, and chemotaxis, in a positive or negative manner. Many of these roles are of high clinical relevance...

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Prof. Dr. Siegfried Roth

The establishment of the anterior-posterior and dorsal-ventral axes of the Drosophila egg relies on processes of cell-cell communication between different populations of cells within the egg chamber...

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