New Model For Embryonic Limb Development Revealed

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 15:14 in Biology & Nature

Researchers have found a new model to explain how signals between cells in the embryo control limb development. They discovered that secreted growth factors at the distal tip of the embryonic limb act as instructive molecules that control the pattern of bones along the length of the limb in an animal model.

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