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University of Cambridge

Rosette (2 of 3)

Caption: The mouse embryo's own stem cells organize themselves into a rosette-like arrangement as a pre-requisite for laying the foundations for the body when the embryo would implant into the uterus.

Credit: Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz and Ivan Bedzhov

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