Editorial GuideCell Biology

2008: Signaling Breakthroughs of the Year

Sci. Signal.  06 Jan 2009:
Vol. 2, Issue 52, pp. eg1
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.252eg1

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This year's signaling breakthroughs extended from protein crystals to cells and subcellular structures to whole genomes. Nominations included research on synapses in brains and in B cells; the evolution and regulation of signaling networks; the identification of a new class of plant hormones; insights into the causes and treatments of disease, such as cancer and schizophrenia; and a possible way to stay in shape while avoiding exercise.

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