Synthetic Lateral Inhibition in Periodic Pattern Forming Microbial Colonies

  title={Synthetic Lateral Inhibition in Periodic Pattern Forming Microbial Colonies},
  author={Salva Duran-Nebreda and Jordi Pla and Blai Vidiella and Jordi Pi{\~n}ero and N{\'u}ria Conde-Pueyo and Ricard V. Sol{\'e}},
  journal={ACS Synthetic Biology},
  pages={277 - 285}
Multicellular entities are characterized by intricate spatial patterns, intimately related to the functions they perform. These patterns are often created from isotropic embryonic structures, without external information cues guiding the symmetry breaking process. Mature biological structures also display characteristic scales with repeating distributions of signals or chemical species across space. Many candidate patterning modules have been used to explain processes during development and… 

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