TAZ Forces Lateral Inhibition.


Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA. Electronic address: [Email]


New mechanisms by which cells communicate to specify cell fate during animal development are continuously being discovered. In a recently published article in Cell, Xia et al. (2019) identify the transcriptional regulator TAZ as a novel mediator of lateral inhibition in zebrafish oogenesis that directs cell fate through mechanical cues.

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