PerspectiveDEVELOPMENT BIOLOGY

Linking Nutrition and Tissue Growth

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Science  02 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5778, pp. 1317-1318
DOI: 10.1126/science.1128343

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Summary

Environmental cues affect the course of an organism's development. For example, in some insects, scarce nutrients induce a hormone to block tissue formation.