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How fish get their shape

Sculpting of fish muscle requires genetic and mechanical information

By investigating how chevron patterns form in embryonic fish muscle, a team of researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore, have revealed how physical forces are essential for correct formation of complex organ shapes.

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MECHANOBIOLOGY INSTITUTE, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

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About NUSA leading global university centred in Asia, NUS is Singapore's flagship university, offering a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.

About the Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore

About MBIOne of four Research Centres of Excellence at NUS, MBI is working to identify, measure and describe how the forces for motility and morphogenesis are expressed at the molecular, cellular and tissue level.