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How do genetically identical, totipotent cells change into daughter cells with restricted potency, fate, properties and behaviors?

Topic

Patterning

Framing Question

How do genetically identical, totipotent cells change into daughter cells with restricted potency, fate, properties and behaviors?

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how Hox genes control patterning along the anterior-posterior axis in different developing organs.
  • Design experiments that would demonstrate the principles of cell fate, cell commitment (determination), and differentiation.

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