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On a model mechanism for the spatial patterning of teeth primordia in the Alligator

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We propose a model mechanism for the initiation and spatial positioning of teeth primordia in the alligator,Alligator mississippiensis. Detailed embryological studies by Westergaard & Ferguson (1986, 1987, 1990) show that jaw growth plays a crucial role in the developmental patterning of the tooth initiation process. Based on biological data we develop a reaction-diffusion mechanism, which crucially includes domain growth. The model can reproduce the spatial pattern development of the fir...

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P. M. Kulesa More by this author
G. C. Cruywagen More by this author
S. R. Lubkin More by this author
P. K. Maini More by this author
J. S. Sneyd More by this author
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Publication date:
1996
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oai:eprints.maths.ox.ac.uk:470

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