PerspectiveDevelopmental Biology

Apoptosis Turbocharges Epithelial Morphogenesis

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Science  19 Sep 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5896, pp. 1641-1642
DOI: 10.1126/science.1164583

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Summary

Mechanical forces that contribute to tissue movement during animal morphogenesis may include those generated by cell death during development.

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