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Journal: Development
Development (2021) 148 (18): dev192773.
Published: 12 March 2021
... principle to infer tensions from cell shape images ( Chen and Brodland, 2000 ; Brodland et al., 2007 ; Yang and Brodland, 2009 ; Cranston et al., 2010 ). In cases where limited information was sufficient to provide insights into the underlying cellular mechanisms, angles between cell junctions ( Rauzi et...
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Journal: Development
Development (2021) 148 (1): dev195669.
Published: 06 January 2021
... are too often simplified as prismatic blocks with a limited plasticity. However, there is increasing evidence that a realistic approach, even from a reductionist perspective, must include apico-basal intercalations (i.e. scutoidal cell shapes) for explaining epithelial organization convincingly. Here...
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Journal: Development
Development (2019) 146 (20): dev178723.
Published: 17 October 2019
..., including sustained upregulation of Bmp4 expression and the inability of mutant epicardial cells to transition into a mature squamous phenotype. We identified Bmp4 as a transcriptional target of Wt1, thus providing a molecular basis for the retention of the cuboidal cell shape observed in the Wt1KO...
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Journal: Development
Development (2018) 145 (22): dev167031.
Published: 19 November 2018
... to identify mechanisms that mediate basal tissue folding to form the highly conserved embryonic midbrain-hindbrain boundary. Live imaging revealed Wnt5b as a mediator of anisotropic epithelial cell shape, both apically and basally. In addition, we uncovered a Wnt5b-mediated mechanism for specific...
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Journal: Development
Development (2018) 145 (6): dev156778.
Published: 20 March 2018
... applying it to the complex shaped pavement cells of Arabidopsis thaliana wild-type and speechless leaves, and Drosophila amnioserosa cells. To validate our method's applicability to large populations, we analysed computer-generated tissues. By controlling in silico cell shape, we explored the potential...
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Journal: Development
Development (2018) 145 (5): dev159467.
Published: 08 March 2018
... to cell shape changes, cross-section confocal images were taken and each cell was measured for height and width using ImageJ. Then for the same cell, the nuclear:cytoplasmic ratio of Yki:GFP (described above) was plotted against its cell height:width ratio. An exponential trend line was fitted using...
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Journal: Development
Development (2017) 144 (23): 4226–4237.
Published: 01 December 2017
...François Graner; Daniel Riveline In two chapters of his book On Growth and Form , D'Arcy Thompson used numerous biological and physical observations to show how principles from mathematics and physics – such as pressure differences, surface tension and viscosity – could explain cell shapes and...
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Journal: Development
Development (2016) 143 (8): 1388–1399.
Published: 15 April 2016
... work identifies a primary role for α-Spectrin in controlling cell shape, perhaps by modulating actomyosin. In summary, we suggest that a functional spectrin-integrin complex is essential to balance adequate forces, in order to maintain a monolayered epithelium. * Present address: PLOS Biology...
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Journal: Development
Development (2014) 141 (23): 4558–4568.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the oviducts of Celsr1 -deficient mice ( Ravni et al., 2009 ), we found Celsr1 was required for the orchestration of the direction of ciliary movements, the proper epithelial cell shapes and arrangements, and the orderly patterned alignment of epithelial folds in the longitudinal direction...
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Journal: Development
Development (2014) 141 (15): 3084–3092.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., characteristic of ectodermal placodes. The means by which the palps protrude from the anterior surface of the embryo appears to be a simple cell shape change within this thickened epithelium ( Manni et al., 2004 ). The cells expressing the Islet reporter are elongated in comparison to the neighboring, non...
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Journal: Development
Development (2012) 139 (11): 1987–1996.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Amir Bitan; Ido Rosenbaum; Uri Abdu Within interphase cells, microtubules (MTs) are organized in a cell-specific manner to support cell shape and function. Here, we report that coordination between stable and dynamic MTs determines and maintains the highly elongated bristle cell shape. By following...
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Journal: Development
Development (2010) 137 (8): 1373–1383.
Published: 15 April 2010
... 2010 © 2010. Auditory outer hair cell Cell shape Cell-cell junctions Mechanosensitivity Hair bundle Electromotility Planar polarity Myosin VIIa Myosin II Shroom2 Actin Cochlear amplifier Mouse The importance of the structural and physical...
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Journal: Development
Development (2010) 137 (5): 795–804.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jennifer H. Gutzman; Hazel Sive We demonstrate that in the zebrafish hindbrain, cell shape, rhombomere morphogenesis and, unexpectedly, brain ventricle lumen expansion depend on the contractile state of the neuroepithelium. The hindbrain neural tube opens in a specific sequence, with initial...
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Journal: Development
Development (2007) 134 (9): 1691–1701.
Published: 01 May 2007
... . Detailed phenotypic analysis of a phmyb1 mutant confirmed the role of PhMYB1 in the control of cell morphogenesis in the petal epidermis. The phmyb1 mutant showed that epidermal cell shape affects petal presentation, a phenotypic trait also observed following re-examination of mixta mutants. This suggests...
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Journal: Development
Development (2006) 133 (19): 3883–3893.
Published: 01 October 2006
... and restricted to small angle adjustments. Disruption of astral microtubules leads to misalignment of the spindle. These results show that a mechanism of spindle orientation that depends on cell shape rather than cortical polarity can nevertheless generate cell fate diversity from a population of...
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Journal: Development
Development (2006) 133 (14): 2671–2681.
Published: 15 July 2006
...Mathias Köppen; Beatriz García Fernández; Lara Carvalho; Antonio Jacinto; Carl-Philipp Heisenberg Epithelial morphogenesis depends on coordinated changes in cell shape, a process that is still poorly understood. During zebrafish epiboly and Drosophila dorsal closure, cell-shape changes at the...
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Journal: Development
Development (2005) 132 (7): 1477–1485.
Published: 01 April 2005
... address: Department of Biology, Yonsei University, Sinchon 134,Seoul, Korea 19 1 2005 ©2005. 2005 Trichomes Cell shape Redundancy GLABRA1 (GL1) One important evolutionary mechanism that creates new gene functions is the duplication and functional diversification of genes...
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Journal: Development
Development (2002) 129 (2): 387–397.
Published: 15 January 2002
... apical flattening is a cell-autonomous process. Cell shape changes often are driven by actin and non-muscle myosin. We therefore examined the distribution of NMY-2, a C. elegans non-muscle myosin ( Guo and Kemphues, 1996 ). NMY-2 is present at low levels at the cell cortex during all stages of the...
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Journal: Development
Development (1991) 113 (Supplement_2): 157–168.
Published: 01 April 1991
...Gary C. Schoenwolf Neuruiation, formation of the neural tube, a crucial event of early embryogenesis, is believed to be driven by the coordination of a number of diverse morphogenetic cell behaviors. Such behaviors include changes in cell number (division, death), cell shape and size (wedging...
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Journal: Development
Development (1991) 113 (Supplement_1): 83–93.
Published: 01 January 1991
... feedback leads to the canalization of transport – and of the associated cell differentiation – along defined strands of specialized cells. Recent work has shown that the same canalized flow can also be an important determinant of cell shape. In primordial, embryonic regions cell growth is oriented along...