Optimal decoding of information from a genetic network

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Petkova, Mariela D.; Tkačik, Gašper; Bialek, William; Wieschaus, Eric F.; Gregor, Thomas;
(2016)
  • Subject: Quantitative Biology - Molecular Networks | Physics - Biological Physics
    mesheuropmc: embryonic structures

Gene expression levels carry information about signals that have functional significance for the organism. Using the gap gene network in the fruit fly embryo as an example, we show how this information can be decoded, building a dictionary that translates expression lev... View more