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Dev Cell 2002 Jun 01;26:695-706. doi: 10.1016/s1534-5807(02)00197-1.
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Convergent extension: the molecular control of polarized cell movement during embryonic development.

Wallingford JB , Fraser SE , Harland RM .

During development, vertebrate embryos undergo dramatic changes in shape. The lengthening and narrowing of a field of cells, termed convergent extension, contributes to a variety of morphogenetic processes. Focusing on frogs and fish, we review the different cellular mechanisms and the well-conserved signaling pathways that underlie this process.

PubMed ID: 12062082
Article link: Dev Cell