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DNA Speed Limit for Life’s First Steps

News   Mar 15, 2019 | Original story by Princeton University

 
DNA Speed Limit for Life’s First Steps

Images from a scanning electron microscope show the midline of the mutant fly (below) go sideways at morphogensis, just as the embryo begins to take shape. Compare that to the normal development at the same stage (above). Once this defect occurs, the embryo cannot develop further. Credit: Images courtesy Stanislav Y. Shvartsman

 
 
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