Elongated cells drive morphogenesis in a surface-wrapped finite element model of germband retraction

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McCleery, W. T.; Veldhuis, J.; Brodland, G. W.; Bennett, M. E.; Hutson, M. S.;

ABSTRACT During Drosophila embryogenesis, the germband first extends to curl around the posterior end of the embryo, and then retracts back; however, retraction is not simply the reversal of extension. At a tissue level, extension is coincident with ventral furrow fo... View more
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