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CELL BIOLOGY

Geometry and symmetry-breaking in cell polarity

An algorithm is presented for the simulation of reaction–diffusion systems on complex geometries, providing insight on how the interplay of cell geometry and biochemistry can control polarity in living cells.

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Fig. 1: Schematic illustration of the simulation results.

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Di Talia, S. Geometry and symmetry-breaking in cell polarity. Nat Comput Sci 2, 473–474 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43588-022-00304-2

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