Special Issue "Cell Adhesion Molecules in Development"
A special issue of Journal of Developmental Biology (ISSN 2221-3759).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 September 2021).
Secreted and membrane-associated molecules are key players in organismal development. For example, growth factors can provide instructive cues through specific receptors to induce cell differentiation or tissue morphogenesis, while matrix-associated proteins offer permissive or inhibitory substrates for migration. These examples are only a small subset of the roles this class of proteins play in development. To highlight the new and exciting roles that these proteins have in development, I am inviting you to contribute to a Special Issue of Journal of Developmental Biology. The Issue aims to explore novel and/or unexpected roles for cell adhesion proteins in development. We hope that you will take this opportunity to submit a manuscript that fits into this topic. High-quality review articles, research articles or communications are all welcomed.
Dr. Brian D. Ackley
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Developmental Biology is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- cell adhesion molecules
- growth factors and receptors
- organismal development
- tissue morphogenesis