Slow Down to Catch Up

Cell. 2019 Aug 8;178(4):774-776. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.07.025.


In this issue of Cell, Cassidy et al. (2019) show that, in Drosophila melanogaster, developmental abnormalities resulting from loss of repressors such as microRNAs can be suppressed by slow metabolism. They additionally provide insight into the underlying mechanism that connects metabolic state with developmental outcomes.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Drosophila melanogaster / genetics*
  • Gene Expression Regulation
  • MicroRNAs*
  • Transcription Factors


  • MicroRNAs
  • Transcription Factors