Definición de morphogen en inglés:

morphogen

Saltos de línea: mor¦pho|gen
Pronunciación: /ˈmɔːfədʒ(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

Biology
  • A chemical agent able to cause or determine morphogenesis.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The Hedgehog proteins are secreted morphogens that provide positional information during the development of many multi-cellular animals.
    • He suggested that biological forms mirror patterns in the concentrations of hypothetical chemicals called morphogens.
    • For example, many morphogens - molecules that direct cells to grow and differentiate during embryogenesis - are not water - soluble, so biologists know little about how they spread out during early development.

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