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Curr Biol. 2005 Sep 20;15(18):R758-9.

Organ shape: controlling oriented cell division.

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Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics, Department of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK. d.strutt@sheffield.ac.uk

Abstract

One mechanism by which organisms control the shape of growing organs is by regulating the orientation of cell divisions. This occurs in the Drosophila wing under the control of genes previously implicated in regulating cell polarity.

PMID:
16169474
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2005.08.053
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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