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This section considers studies in the development of organs and tissues.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Sphingosine-1-phosophate (S1P) is a biologically active sphingolipid metabolite that influences cellular events including differentiation, proliferation, and migration. S1P acts through five distinct cell surf...

    Authors: Ryan R Poulsen, Carolyn M McClaskey, Scott A Rivkees and Christopher C Wendler

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2011 11:37

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    Paraxial protocadherin (PAPC) plays a crucial role in morphogenetic movements during gastrulation and somitogenesis in mouse, zebrafish and Xenopus. PAPC influences cell-cell adhesion mediated by C-Cadherin. A...

    Authors: Barbara Jung, Almut Köhler, Alexandra Schambony and Doris Wedlich

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2011 11:36

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    The Drosophila wing represents a particularly appropriate model to investigate the developmental control of phenotypic variation. Previous studies which aimed to identify candidate genes for wing morphology demon...

    Authors: Valeria P Carreira, Ignacio M Soto, Julián Mensch and Juan J Fanara

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2011 11:32

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