Epithelial Packing: Even the Best of Friends Must Part

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Abstract

Textbooks commonly describe epithelia as tissues composed of regular arrays of prism-shaped cells. A recent study combining mathematical modeling with quantitative imaging has uncovered the scutoid, a new shape that is necessary for epithelial cells to pack into curved tissues. Textbooks commonly describe epithelia as tissues composed of regular arrays of prism-shaped cells. A recent study combining mathematical modeling with quantitative imaging has uncovered the scutoid, a new shape that is necessary for epithelial cells to pack into curved tissues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1197-R1200
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume28
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 22 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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