Left-right asymmetry: Lessons from Cancún

Rebecca D. Burdine, Tamara Caspary

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The satellite symposium on 'Making and breaking the left-right axis: implications of laterality in development and disease' was held in June 2013 in conjunction with the 17th International Society for Developmental Biology meeting in Cancún, Mexico. As we summarize here, leaders in the field gathered at the symposium to discuss recent advances in understanding how left-right asymmetry is generated and utilized across the animal kingdom.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4465-4470
Number of pages6
JournalDevelopment (Cambridge)
Issue number22
StatePublished - Nov 15 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Developmental Biology


  • Asymmetry
  • Cilia
  • Left-right asymmetry
  • Left-right axis
  • Morphogenesis
  • Nodal


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