During organogenesis different cells must recognize and adhere to each other in a complicated orchestration of cell movements that requires intricate regulation of cell adhesions. A Maf transcription factor, Traffic jam, has been found to regulate a panel of cell adhesion molecules, and the interactions between germ cells and somatic cells to shape the mature gonad.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)948-949
Number of pages2
JournalNature Cell Biology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2003


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