Cell‐intrinsic timing in animal development

@article{Moss2014CellintrinsicTI,
  title={Cell‐intrinsic timing in animal development},
  author={Eric G Moss and Jennifer S. Romer-Seibert},
  journal={Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Developmental Biology},
  year={2014},
  volume={3}
}
In certain instances we can witness cells controlling the sequence of their behaviors as they divide and differentiate. Striking examples occur in the nervous systems of animals where the order of differentiated cell types can be traced to internal changes in their progenitors. Elucidating the molecular mechanisms underlying such cell fate succession has been of interest for its role in generating cell type diversity and proper tissue structure. Another well‐studied instance of developmental… 
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