The secretome, a group of proteins that are secreted by a cell, a tissue or an organism, helps animals by orchestrating the processes of embryonic development, maintaining organ function and coordinating organ activity through inter-organ communication. In a new study published in Open Biology, Andy McMahon, PD, director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC, and his collaborators have introduced an elegant new way to label and study secretomes in a living organism.

To continue reading this story, click here.