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Curr Biol. 2010 Mar 9;20(5):R232-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.01.040.

Morphogen gradients: limits to signaling or limits to measurement?

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Biophysics Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.

Abstract

In Drosophila embryos, a concentration gradient of nuclear Dorsal protein controls pattern formation along the dorsal-ventral axis. Recent quantitative studies agree on the temporal dynamics of the gradient, but disagree on its spatial limits.

PMID:
20219171
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2010.01.040
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