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Hamaratoglu, F; Basler, K; Affolter, M (2009). Confronting morphogen gradients: how important are they for growth? Science Signaling, 2(94):pe67.

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Morphogens are crucial for regulating the patterning and the growth of organs. In the developing fly wing, graded distributions of the morphogens Decapentaplegic and Wingless are essential for tissue patterning, but when it comes to growth, evidence suggests that it may not be so.


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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Molecular Life Sciences
Special Collections > SystemsX.ch
Special Collections > SystemsX.ch > Research, Technology and Development Projects > WingX
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
Date:27 October 2009
Deposited On:31 Jan 2010 19:20
Last Modified:27 Nov 2013 19:32
Publisher:American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Publisher DOI:10.1126/scisignal.294pe67
PubMed ID:19861687

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