Topological determination of early morphogenesis in Metazoa

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This paper presents a topological interpretation of some developmental events through the use of well-known concepts and theorems of combinatorial geometry. The organization of early embryo using a simulation of cleavage considering only blastomere contacts is examined. Each blastomere is modeled as a topological cell and whole embryo—as cell packing. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12064-010-0103-y

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