The generation of diversity and pattern in animal development

@article{Gurdon1992TheGO,
  title={The generation of diversity and pattern in animal development},
  author={J. B. Gurdon},
  journal={Cell},
  year={1992},
  volume={68},
  pages={185-199}
}
  • J. Gurdon
  • Published 24 January 1992
  • Biology
  • Cell

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