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Curr Biol. 2011 Oct 25;21(20):R854-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.09.005.

Developmental biology: physics adds a twist to gut looping.

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Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics; Programs in Developmental Biology, Genetics, and Human Genetics; Cardiovascular Research Institute, Liver Center and Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA. rima.arnaout@ucsf.edu

Abstract

Much of the effort in understanding the dynamic process of development has focused on dissecting biochemical pathways. Recent studies illustrate that simple physical forces are also important in patterning organs.

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22032191
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2011.09.005
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