Journal of Cell Biology volume 216, issue 8, P2533-2550 2017 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201610102 View full text
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Francois Renault-Mihara, Masahiko Mukaino, Munehisa Shinozaki, Hiromi Kumamaru, Satoshi Kawase, Matthieu Baudoux, Toshiki Ishibashi, Soya Kawabata, Yuichiro Nishiyama, Keiko Sugai, Kaori Yasutake, Seiji Okada, Masaya Nakamura, Hideyuki Okano et al.

Abstract: The transcription factor STAT3 is known to control glial scar formation, but the underlying mechanism is unknown. Renault-Mihara et al. show that inhibition of the small GTPase RhoA by STAT3 coordinates reactive astrocyte dynamics during glial scar formation.