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The Gene Code of Growing Limbs

News   Sep 19, 2018 | Original Press Release from EPFL

 
The Gene Code of Growing Limbs

The reconstructed 20X image above (from 54 adjacent photos) represents a section through a developing mouse embryonic arm and hand. All cells are stained in magenta superimposed with a green signal in the cells expressing the mRNA of Hoxd13 gene, one of the five architect gene participating in the formation of the fingers. Credit: Pierre Fabre and Jessica Dessimoz, EPFL

 
 
 

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