Janet Stemwedel discusses the ongoing objections surrounding a Cell paper from last June by Jeffrey Axelrod's group that reported on a transmembrane protein that plays a large role as a signaling molecule in planar cell polarity in Drosophila. The objection is that another group, led by Peter Lawrence, had already done that work.

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