Interactions between genetic and environmental factors determine direction of population lateralization

@inproceedings{Deng2016InteractionsBG,
  title={Interactions between genetic and environmental factors determine direction of population lateralization},
  author={Chao Deng},
  year={2016}
}
Direction of the embyro's head rotation is determined by asymmetrical expression of several genes (such as shh, nodal, lefty, and fgf8) in hensen's node. this genetically determined head-turning bias provides a base for light-aligned population lateralization in chicks, in which the direction of the lateralization is determined by genetic factors and the degree of the lateralization is determined by environmental factors. 

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