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From: Beyond Turing: mechanochemical pattern formation in biological tissues

Fig. 1

Simulation snapshots of tissue pattern formation based on different mechanochemical feedback loops. a Strain-mediated feedback-loop, starting from stochastic initial conditions; b Compression-mediated feedback loop, starting from stochastic initial conditions; c Stress-mediated feedback loop, starting from a ”maternal gradient” as a chemical pre-pattern. Heat maps on the left-hand side show morphogen concentrations, heat maps on the right-hand side show mechanical invariants used within the corresponding feedback-loop

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