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Research Article

Stable, Precise, and Reproducible Patterning of Bicoid and Hunchback Molecules in the Early Drosophila Embryo

  • Yurie Okabe-Oho,

    Affiliation: Department of Computational Science and Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

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  • Hiroki Murakami,

    Affiliation: Department of Computational Science and Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

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  • Suguru Oho,

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Engineering and Architecture, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

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  • Masaki Sasai mail

    sasai@nuap.nagoya-u.ac.jp

    Affiliations: Department of Computational Science and Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, Department of Applied Physics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, School of Computational Sciences, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, Korea

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  • Published: August 28, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000486

About the Authors

Yurie Okabe-Oho, Hiroki Murakami, Masaki Sasai
Department of Computational Science and Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Suguru Oho
Department of Environmental Engineering and Architecture, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Masaki Sasai
Department of Applied Physics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Masaki Sasai
School of Computational Sciences, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, Korea

Corresponding Author

Email: sasai@nuap.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YOO HM MS. Performed the experiments: YOO HM. Analyzed the data: YOO HM SO MS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YOO HM SO. Wrote the paper: YOO HM MS.