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Curr Biol. 2003 Jan 8;13(1):R7-9.

Vertebrate development: taming the nodal waves.

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Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, VU Station B 351634, 37235-1634, Nashville, TN, USA. lilianna.solnica-krezel@vanderbilt.edu

Abstract

Recent results have provided evidence that regulatory loops operating in vertebrate embryos between the developmental signalling factors Nodal and Lefty may provide a real example of the kind of reaction-diffusion process long predicted to be a mechanism of pattern formation.

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