Developmental biology: a growing role for computer simulations
2012
Authors: Schwarz US, Dunlop CM
CellNetworks People: Schwarz Ulrich
Journal: Curr Biol. 2012 Jun 5;22(11):R441-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.04.038

Keeping cells separated in well-defined domains is essential for development. A new computational-experimental study elucidates the physical mechanisms that establish and maintain the dorsal-ventral compartment boundary in the Drosophila wing disc and demonstrates the increasing value of computer simulations in developmental biology.