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Harvard University

Percentage of Hexagons Can Act as An Indicator for Inferring Properties about How Cells Divide

Caption: Using a computational model, Nagpal and her collaborators demonstrated that the regularity of epithelial tissues, e.g. the percentage of hexagons, can act as an indicator for inferring properties about how cells divide.

Credit: Radhika Nagpal, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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