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The Role of Elastic Stresses on Leaf Venation Morphogenesis


Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, discovery, concept, design, study, computational methods, biology, leaf venation patterns, mathematics )

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- 2391 days ago - ploscompbiol.org
Researchers have developed a model that reproduces statistical properties of vein patterns,showing that cells can suffer abrupt elastic distortions during growth,due to the elastic stresses generated by the unequal growth rate of different leaf tissues.



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