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Title: Fluid dynamics of nodal flow and left-right patterning in development
Authors: Cartwright, Julyan H. E.; Piro, Nicolás; Piro, Oreste ; Tuval, Idan
Keywords: Fluid dynamics
Nodal flow
Left-right patterning
Issue Date: 4-Sep-2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Citation: Developmental Dynamics 237(12): 3477-3490 (2008)
Abstract: The manner in which the nodal flow determines the breaking of left-right symmetry during development is a beautiful example of the application of fluid dynamics to developmental biology. Detailed understanding of this crucial developmental process has greatly advanced by the transfer of ideas between these two disciplines. In this article, we review our and others' work on applying fluid dynamics and dynamical systems to the problem of left-right symmetry breaking in vertebrates.
Description: 14 pages, 6 figures.-- PMID: 18773487 [PubMed].-- Printed version published Dec 2008.
Full-text version available Open Access at: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/idan/PAPERS/DevDyn237.pdf
Publisher version (URL): http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dvdy.21672
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/14537
DOI: 10.1002/dvdy.21672
ISSN: 1058-8388
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