Branching Morphogenesis : from Cells to Organs and Back

Ochoa-Espinosa, Amanda and Affolter, Markus. (2012) Branching Morphogenesis : from Cells to Organs and Back. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, 4 (10). pp. 1-15.

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Many animal organs, such as the lung, the kidney, the mammary gland, and the vasculature, consist of branched tubular structures that arise through a process known as "branching morphogenesis" that results from the remodeling of epithelial or endothelial sheaths into multicellular tubular networks. In recent years, the combination of molecular biology, forward and reverse genetic approaches, and their complementation by live imaging has started to unravel rules and mechanisms controlling branching processes in animals. Common patterns of branch formation spanning diverse model systems are beginning to emerge that might reflect unifying principles of tubular organ formation.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Biozentrum > Growth & Development > Cell Biology (Affolter)
Item Type:Article, refereed
Publisher:Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
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Deposited On:11 Oct 2012 15:18

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