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How the zebrafish got its stripes – Phys.org

Animal patterns—the stripes, spots and rosettes seen in the wild—are a source of endless fascination, and now researchers at the University Bath have developed a robust mathematical model to explain how one important species, the zebrafish, develops its strip…

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Animal patternsthe stripes, spots and rosettes seen in the wildare a source of endless fascination, and now researchers at the University Bath have developed a robust mathematical model to explain how one important species, the zebrafish, develops its stripes.
In the animal kingdom, the arrangement of skin pigment cells starts during the embryonic stage of development, making pattern formation an area of keen interest not only for a lay audience but also for scientistsin particular, development…

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