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Phase transitions in cells

Updated: Jan 16

by Louise Jawerth

Louise Jawerth explains the concept of phase transitions in cells and outlines some open questions in this emerging field. Louise is a postdoc in Tony Hyman's lab at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany.

Related Resources

• Watch Tony Hyman's talk on iBiology.org on phase transitions in the C.elegans embryo.

• Watch a 5 minute video abstract of a paper published by Louise and colleagues in 2015 in the journal Cell about phase transitions and disease.

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