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Pairing of segmentation clock genes results in robust pattern formation

Posted by on February 4th, 2021

By Oriana Q. H. Zinani, Kemal Keseroğlu, Ahmet Ay & Ertuğrul M. Özbudak: Gene expression is an inevitably stochastic process (Ozbudak et al., 2002). In contrast, embryonic development and homeostasis require cells to coordinate the spatiotemporal expression of large sets of genes. Many mechanisms are known to orchestrate this coordination, such as operons, bidirectional promoters,[…]

Company of Biologists Workshop – Growth, Division and Differentiation – Day 3 – afternoon

Posted by on October 7th, 2011

As a follow up to Ben Martynoga’s post from yesterday, here is some more information on the topics covered in this excellent workshop that took place a couple of weeks ago. After extensive revolutions around the cell cycle in many of the previous sessions, Ryoichiro Kageyama introduced quite a different rhythm to the meeting in[…]