M. Shane Hutson

Paper on a biomechanical model of GBR published in Biophys. J.

Posted by on Friday, July 12, 2019 in News.

June 4, 2019

Research led by postdoc Ty McCleery is published today in Biophysical Journal. This paper details a cell-level finite-element model that captures the biomechanics of germband retraction (GBR) – a developmental stage that occurs during fruit fly embryogenesis. Check out the video abstract below.

W.T. McCleery, J. Veldhuis, M.E. Bennett, H.E. Lynch, X. Ma, G.W. Brodland and M.S. Hutson (2019) “Elongated cells drive morphogenesis in a surface-wrapped finite element model of germband retraction” Biophysical Journal 117: 157-169, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2019.05.023.

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