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University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences

Cells Demonstrating Self-Organization and Left-Right Asymmetry

Caption: When crossing over alternating horizontal strips of substrates produced by researchers, cells (in purple) line up in uniform, diagonal structures, creating an architectural pattern similar to those found in living tissue.

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