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Science 314 (5804): 1397-1398

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

DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY:
The Turing Model Comes of Molecular Age

Philip K. Maini,1 Ruth E. Baker,2 Cheng-Ming Chuong3

Molecular analyses of hair follicle formation provide evidence to support the most well-known mathematical model for biological pattern formation.


1P. K. Maini is at the Center for Mathematical Biology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3LB, UK, and the Oxford Center for Integrative Systems Biology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QU, UK. E-mail: maini{at}maths.ox.ac.uk

2R. E. Baker is at the Center for Mathematical Biology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3LB, UK.

3C.-M. Chuong is in the Department of Pathology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA.


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