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Sci. Signal., 26 April 2011
Vol. 4, Issue 170, p. eg4
[DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.2002100]


Focus Issue: Moving in the Right Direction

Wei Wong*

Associate Editor of Science Signaling, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1200 New York Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, USA.

Abstract: Cells interpret environmental cues to extend processes in the appropriate direction, descend upon sources of inflammation or necrosis, or determine the best path to the correct position in a developing organism. This Focus Issue of Science Signaling highlights the signaling pathways and mechanisms that enable cells to sense external signals and direct their movement accordingly.

* E-mail, wwong{at}

Citation: W. Wong, Focus Issue: Moving in the Right Direction. Sci. Signal. 4, eg4 (2011).

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