Resource reallocation to metabolic processes promoting reproduction is critical for the survival of a species and therefore is tightly regulated. In this issue of Developmental Cell, Dowen (2019) finds that a PBX/MEIS homeodomain transcription factor complex controls a transcriptional network that balances reproduction versus longevity and somatic maintenance.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Molecular Biology
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
- Developmental Biology
- Cell Biology