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Developmental biology

Germ-cell attraction

Cells must often travel long distances to carry out their assigned tasks in the body. New work reveals how the precursors of eggs and sperm are guided during their epic journey to the gonads.

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Figure 1: Guiding primordial germ cells (PGCs) in zebrafish.


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Kunwar, P., Lehmann, R. Germ-cell attraction. Nature 421, 226–227 (2003).

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