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Stem Cell Gastrulation
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Stem Cell Gastrulation

Stem Cell Gastrulation
Editor's Pics

Stem Cell Gastrulation

Credit: Warmflash lab/Rice University

A ring of red cells representing the mesoderm germ layer appear in a stem-cell gastrulation model. Embryonic stem cells begin to self-organize when they sense interacting waves of molecular signals that help them start and stop differentiating into patterns that ultimately guide cells toward becoming skin, bone, nerve, organs and blood.

Stem Cell Gastrulation

Credit: Warmflash lab/Rice University


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