Shaping up with morphogen gradients

@article{Garric2018ShapingUW,
  title={Shaping up with morphogen gradients},
  author={Laurence Garric and Jeroen Bakkers},
  journal={Nature Cell Biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={20},
  pages={998-999}
}
During embryo development, concentration gradients of signalling molecules instruct formation of different cell types. How these gradients adapt to variable embryo sizes to form a properly scaled individual remains elusive. A simple system of an activator and an inhibitor, with different diffusion properties, may give an answer. 
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