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Research Article

Cytoneme-Mediated Delivery of Hedgehog Regulates the Expression of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins to Maintain Germline Stem Cells in Drosophila

  • Patricia Rojas-Ríos,

    Affiliation: Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, CSIC/Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain

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  • Isabel Guerrero,

    Affiliation: Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa, CSIC/Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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  • Acaimo González-Reyes mail

    agonrey@upo.es

    Affiliation: Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, CSIC/Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain

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  • Published: April 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001298

About the Authors

Patricia Rojas-Ríos, Acaimo González-Reyes
Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, CSIC/Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain
Isabel Guerrero
Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa, CSIC/Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: agonrey@upo.es

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: PR-R IG AG-R. Performed the experiments: PR-R AG-R. Analyzed the data: PR-R AG-R. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PR-R IG AG-R. Wrote the paper: PR-R IG AG-R.