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Morphogens

morphogen

(Science: embryology) diffusible substance that carries information relating, for example: to position in the embryo and thus determines the differentiation that cells perceiving this information will undergo.


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... try to explain how netrin receptors receive and process guidance signals for both attractive and repulsive responses with reference to netrins as morphogens and molecular components downstream of netrin receptors.

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