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Hydra the model - model for what?

  • This is the invited evening lecture of the biannual workshop on hydroid development of 1999. Its topic is the role of hydra as a rather puristic model for the de-novo generation of spatial patterns in development, and our work in this field. Emphasis is placed not only on experimental studies, but also on theoretical analysis, because the understanding of spatial order requires a systems approach involving the combination of knowledge on molecules, cells and tissues with mathematical analysis, laws and facts.

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Author:Alfred Gierer
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Date of Publication (online):2007/05/21
Release Date:2007/05/21
Tag:Hydra; Lateral inhibition; Pattern formation; Regeneration; Theory; Trembley; Wolff
Evening lecture
8th International Workshop on Hydroid Development
September 1999 - Tutzing/Germany
Institutes:BBAW / Veröffentlichungen von Akademiemitgliedern
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 50 Naturwissenschaften / 500 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik