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Epithelial sheet

This project focuses on understanding and explaining how cells in a 1D sheet interact with neighbouring cells and how they grow, divide and migrate.

Zebrafish primordium formation

The zebrafish posterior lateral line primordium formation is often used as a model for collective cell migration and cell polarity.
A cohesive cluster of over 100 cells, which originates posterior to the ear, migrates along the embryonic trunk. The cluster polarizes along a gradient of SDF-1 which is expressed in a narrow line along the horizontal myoseptum. During migration cells in the trailing two thirds of the primordium organize into two or three garlic bulb-shaped rosettes. At regular intervals a cluster of 20-30 cells gets deposited from the migrating cluster.


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E.Y. Ma and D.W. Raible, Signaling Pathways Regulating Zebrafish Minireview Lateral Line Development: Page Title

E. D. Costanzoa et al., A hybrid mathematical model for self-organizing cell migration in the zebrafish lateral line: Page Title

J.R. Collier et al., A cell Cycle Model for Somitogenesis: Mathematical Formulation and Numerical Simulation: Page Title

Collective cell migration


A. Abeta et al., A Mathematical Model to Study the Dynamics of Epithelial Cellular Networks: Page Title

N. SepĂșlveda et al., Collective Cell Motion in an Epithelial Sheet Can Be Quantitatively Described by a Stochastic Interacting Particle Model: Page Title

L. Petitjean et al., Velocity Fields in a Collectively Migrating Epithelium: Page Title
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