The germ cell's journey: how some cells achieve immortality


This story is part of our series, Cells Over Time. Click here to see all stories in this collection. 

Germline cells live in a never-ending loop, forming the body’s most tangible link from generation to generation. In this short video, Yukiko Yamashita, Ruth Lehmann and David Page talk about their work on tracking germline cells’ throughout their migration to the gonads and eventual commitment to their fates.  



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