TitleMorphogen gradients: limits to signaling or limits to measurement?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsBothma, JP, Levine, M, Boettiger, A
JournalCurr Biol
Date Published2010 Mar 9
KeywordsAnimals, Drosophila, Drosophila Proteins, Embryo, Nonmammalian, Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental, Morphogenesis, Signal Transduction

In Drosophila embryos, a concentration gradient of nuclear Dorsal protein controls pattern formation along the dorsal-ventral axis. Recent quantitative studies agree on the temporal dynamics of the gradient, but disagree on its spatial limits.

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