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Human Cells, Plants, Worms and Frogs Share Mechanism for Organ Placement

Caption: Targeting a blue tracer molecule to one of two cells at the first cell division labels exactly half the embryo, illustrating that the first cell division demarcates the midline of the animal.

Credit: Maria Lobikin, Tufts University

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