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Mysteries in embryonic development: How can errors arise so frequently at the beginning of mammalian life?

Isabell Schneider, Jan Ellenberg

UNSOLVED MYSTERY


Vascularized human cortical organoids (vOrganoids) model cortical development in vivo

Yingchao Shi, Le Sun, Mengdi Wang, Jianwei Liu, Suijuan Zhong, et al

METHODS AND RESOURCES


The tricellular vertex-specific adhesion molecule Sidekick facilitates polarised cell intercalation during Drosophila axis extension

Tara M. Finegan, Nathan Hervieux, Alexander Nestor-Bergmann, Alexander G. Fletcher, Guy B. Blanchard, Bénédicte Sanson
RESEARCH ARTICLE

Published peer review history


Hypothalamic miR-30 regulates puberty onset via repression of the puberty-suppressing factor, Mkrn3

Violeta Heras, Susana Sangiao-Alvarellos, Maria Manfredi-Lozano, María J. Sanchez-Tapia, Francisco Ruiz-Pino, et al

RESEARCH ARTICLE


Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals regulatory mechanism for trophoblast cell-fate divergence in human peri-implantation conceptuses

Bo Lv, Qin An, Qiao Zeng, Xunyi Zhang, Ping Lu, Yanqiu Wang, et al
RESEARCH ARTICLE

Shaping of a three-dimensional carnivorous trap through modulation of a planar growth mechanism

Karen J. I. Lee, Claire Bushell, Yohei Koide, John A. Fozard, Chunlan Piao, et al

RESEARCH ARTICLE


Adult bone marrow progenitors become decidual cells and contribute to embryo implantation and pregnancy

Reshef Tal, Shafiq Shaikh, Pallavi Pallavi, Aya Tal, Francesc López-Giráldez, et al

RESEARCH ARTICLE


LOOKING AHEAD

The future of PLOS Biology

Nonia Pariente, on behalf of the PLOS Biology Staff Editors

Editorial

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