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|Title:||Fluid dynamics of establishing left-right patterning in development|
|Authors:||Cartwright, Julyan H. E.; Piro, Nicolás; Piro, Oreste ; Tuval, Idan|
|Publisher:||John Wiley & Sons|
|Citation:||Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today 84(2): 95-101 (2008)|
|Abstract:||How does the clockwise motion of tens of monocilia drive a leftward flow in the node? And, as the observed flow is leftward, how is the fluid recirculating within the node, as it must, because the node is a closed structure How does the nodal flow lead to left-right symmetry breaking in the embryo? These questions are within the realm of fluid physics, whose application to the problem of left-right symmetry breaking in vertebrates has led to important advances in the field.|
|Description:||7 pages, 5 figures.-- PMID: 18546334 [PubMed].|
Full-text version available Open Access at: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/idan/PAPERS/EmbryoToday84.pdf
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