Border Cells (Drosophila) - Importance

Importance

This migration of the border cells appears to be important for two reasons – the formation of a structure called a micropyle, which is important for sperm entry, and for expressing the torso-like gene, which is an anterior-posterior patterning signal. Laser ablation of the border cells or their failure to migrate lead to improper morphogenesis of the micropyle.

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