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Incredibly Detailed Embryo Maps Chart Each Cell's Developmental Fate


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Zebrafish embryo

Researchers have used embryos from zebrafish (pictured) and frogs to track development in the greatest detail yet.

Credit: Annie Cavanagh/Wellcome Collection

Painstaking genomic analyses of thousands of individual cells in frogs and fish have yielded the most detailed roadmaps yet charting an embryo's journey from a single cell to a fully formed organism.

From Nature
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