The Role of Criticality of Gene Regulatory Networks in Morphogenesis

  title={The Role of Criticality of Gene Regulatory Networks in Morphogenesis},
  author={Hyobin Kim and Hiroki Sayama},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems},
Gene regulatory network (GRN)-based morphogenetic models have recently gained an increasing attention. However, the relationship between microscopic properties of intracellular GRNs and macroscopic properties of morphogenetic systems has not been fully understood yet. Here, we propose a theoretical morphogenetic model representing an aggregation of cells, and reveal the relationship between criticality of GRNs and morphogenetic pattern formation. In our model, the positions of the cells are… 

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