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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 )

- 2596 days ago -
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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