Editors' ChoiceCellular and Molecular Signaling

Papers of note in Science

Sci. Signal.  06 Sep 2016:
Vol. 9, Issue 444, pp. ec207
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aai9316


Signposts for synapses

Developing brain neurons read local signals to determine where to build synapses.

W. C. Oh, S. Lutzu, P. E. Castillo, H.-B. Kwon, De novo synaptogenesis induced by GABA in the developing mouse cortex. Science 353, 1037–1040 (2016). [Abstract]


Hormone clearance and morphogenesis in plants

Cytokinin import mediated by Arabidopsis PURINE PERMEASE 14 constrains the cytokinin signaling-patterning landscape to control morphogenesis.

E. Zürcher, J. Liu, M. di Donato, M. Geisler, B. Müller, Plant development regulated by cytokinin sinks. Science 353, 1027–1030 (2016). [Abstract]