A Comparison of Reaction Diffusion and Mechanochemical Models for Limb Development
Several theoretical models have been proposed to attempt to elucidate the underlying mechanisms involved in the spatial patterning of skeletal elements in the limb. Here, I briefly compare two such models - reaction diffusion (RD) and mechanochemical (MC) - and highlight their properties and predictions.
KeywordsReaction Diffusion Skeletal Element Developmental Constraint Skeletal Pattern Vertebrate Limb
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