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Get your gastrulation right

Biochemical pathways in gastrulation

All cell behaviour can be traced back to biochemical reactions within and between cells at the molecular level. With a background in biochemistry Jeroen den Hertog dives deep into the chemical reactions that lie behind the development of a body. With his group at the Hubrecht Institute he studies a particular molecular mechanism of communication: phosphorylation and dephosphorylation and the role these processes play in the most important time of our lives which is gastrulation.


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With the support of Hubrecht Institute<br />
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Thanks to the coworkers at the Hubrecht Institute, the researchers at the Jeroen den Hertog Group, Jeroen Paardekooper Overman and Suma Choorapoikayil<br />
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With images from: <a href="">Stichting Noonan Syndroom</a>, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Heidelberg)<br />
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Made by: Jasmijn Snoijink 2012<br />
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Camera &amp; editing: Wouter Boes<br />
Music: Daan van West<br />
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