Multiple Causes and Controls in Differentiation

Science  19 Aug 1966:
Vol. 153, Issue 3738, pp. 830-837
DOI: 10.1126/science.153.3738.830


In this article the process of differentiation is analyzed, cell wall synthesis in a cellular slime mold being used as a model system. The causes and levels of control responsible for morphogenesis are many and complex; their interdependence must be understood in order to interpret their individual roles in the regulation of mor phogenesis.