Vertebrate Gastrulation: Separation Is Sticky and Tense

Andrew J. Ewald, John B B. Wallingford

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During vertebrate gastrulation, cells separate into different germ layers. A recent study investigates and quantifies the roles of cell adhesion and cortical tension during germ layer formation in zebrafish.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R615-R617
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jul 22 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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