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Science 313 (5783): 50-51

Copyright © 2006 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY:
Morphing into Shape

David L. Stern

Two appendages of the fly, the haltere and the wing, grow to very different sizes. Limited expression and mobility of a growth morphogen is partly responsible for this difference.


The author is in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA. E-mail: dstern{at}princeton.edu



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