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Arrangement of Lens Fiber Cells

Caption: The regular hexagonal arrangement of lens fiber cells is disrupted in the absence of tropomodulin1 (right).

Credit: Nowak, R.B., et al. 2009. J. Cell Biol. doi:10.1083/jcb.200905065.

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