Two waves of anisotropic growth generate enlarged follicles in the spiny mouse.

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  • 24-02-2015

Montandon SA, Tzika AC, Martins AF, Chopard B, Milinkovitch MC. Evodevo 2014 ;5():33. 10.1186/2041-9139-5-33. 2041-9139-5-33. PMC4335386.

Mammals exhibit a remarkable variety of phenotypes and comparative studies using novel model species are needed to uncover the evolutionary developmental mechanisms generating this diversity. Here, we undertake a developmental biology and numerical modeling approach to investigate the development of skin appendages in the spiny mouse, Acomys dimidiatus.

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