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Cell migration during gastrulation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16099638     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
As the gateway to shaping the body plan, gastrulation is an important problem in developmental biology, and recent advances in cell biology have overcome some of the limitations of past approaches to learning how genes control reshaping of embryonic tissues. The use of fluorescent tracer dyes and live cell imaging methods to evaluate at the cellular level the results of genetic and molecular manipulations has advanced our understanding of the cell motility and contact behavior underlying tissue remodeling during gastrulation.
Ray Keller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in cell biology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0955-0674     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Cell Biol.     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-14     Completed Date:  2005-12-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8913428     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Cell Biol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  533-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Biology and Morphogenesis and Regenerative Medicine Institute, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Body Patterning / physiology
Cell Movement / physiology*
Chemotaxis / physiology
Endoderm / physiology
Gastrula / cytology,  physiology*
Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental / physiology
Mesoderm / physiology
Models, Biological
Signal Transduction / physiology

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