02 May 2017
Vol 10, Issue 477

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that reports that the cytokine BMP8A stimulates proliferation and differentiation of spermatogonia through distinct sets of downstream effectors. The image shows proliferating germ cells (green) in a mouse testis explant that was treated with BMP8A. [Image: Fang-Ju Wu, Department of Life Sciences and Institute of Genome Sciences, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan]