Whole-organ cell shape analysis reveals the developmental basis of ascidian notochord taper

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Veeman, Michael T. ; Smith, William C. (2013)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Developmental Biology, volume 373, issue 2, pages 281-289 (issn: 0012-1606)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3534886, doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2012.11.009
  • Subject: Molecular Biology | Cell Biology | Developmental Biology | Article
    mesheuropmc: embryonic structures | fungi | animal structures

Here we use in toto imaging together with computational segmentation and analysis methods to quantify the shape of every cell at multiple stages in the development of a simple organ: the notochord of the ascidian Ciona savignyi. We find that cell shape in the intercalat... View more
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