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Layered patterning systems in hair development

Posted by on September 28th, 2017

The story behind our recent paperĀ  ‘Hierarchical patterning modes orchestrate hair follicle morphogenesis‘ , finding that distinct patterning mechanisms can co-exist during embryonic organ formation.   From the spots of a leopard and stripes on a zebra to the pigmentation of sea shells and arrangement of sand dunes in a desert, repeating patterns are present[…]

“Eppur (non) si muove”: why cellular movements may not be essential to the formation of Turing patterns in biology.

Posted by on September 23rd, 2015

D. Bullara* and Y. De Decker *domenico.bullara@mail.com   When Catarina Vicente (Community Manager of “The Node”) proposed us to write a post about our recent paper on pattern formation in zebrafish [Bullara2015] we were very glad for the opportunity she was giving us to tell the background story about our work in this blog. We[…]