Bilateral symmetry in morphogenesis of embryos.

  • Holger Jehle
  • Published 1970 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…


It is suggested that differentiated embryonic cells have a high specificity of molecular constitution as regards the surface layers surrounding their cellular membranes. Correspondingly, specific interface energies may characterize the early contacts between different cell types. The question is raised whether the morphology of the developing embryo may be… (More)


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