BMP family ligands can direct cells to divide, differentiate, or die, depending on cell context and specific hetero- or homodimer combinations. In this issue of Developmental Cell, Bauer et al. detect endogenous Drosophila ligand dimers in situ and show that BMP dimer composition affects both signaling range and activity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)633-634
Number of pages2
JournalDevelopmental Cell
Issue number8
StatePublished - 24 Apr 2023


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