Developmental Biology: Branching Morphogenesis

  • S. R. LubkinEmail author
Part of the Topics in Biomedical Engineering International Book Series book series (ITBE)


Branching morphogenesis is a ubiquitous system in the developmental biology of macroscopic organisms. Many of the details are known, yet a unified understanding remains out of reach. Many of the relevant facts about branching morphogenesis become clearer if we include a mechanical interpretation of the interactions between tissues.


Basal Lamina Viscosity Ratio Embryonic Tissue Point Force Cleft Formation 
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleigh

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