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Research Article

Mechanical Control of Organ Size in the Development of the Drosophila Wing Disc

  • Thomas Schluck,

    Affiliation: Physik-Institut, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Ulrike Nienhaus,

    Affiliation: Physik-Institut, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Tinri Aegerter-Wilmsen,

    Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Christof M. Aegerter mail

    aegerter@physik.uzh.ch

    Affiliation: Physik-Institut, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Published: October 25, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076171

About the Authors

Thomas Schluck, Ulrike Nienhaus, Christof M. Aegerter
Physik-Institut, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Tinri Aegerter-Wilmsen
Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: aegerter@physik.uzh.ch

Competing Interests

CMA is an academic editor of PLOS ONE. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TS UN TA-W CMA. Performed the experiments: TS UN CMA. Analyzed the data: TS UN TA-W CMA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TS UN TA-W CMA. Wrote the paper: TS UN TA-W CMA.