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Research Article

Collective Cell Migration Drives Morphogenesis of the Kidney Nephron

  • Aleksandr Vasilyev,

    Affiliation: Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Yan Liu,

    Affiliation: Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Sudha Mudumana,

    Affiliation: Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Steve Mangos,

    Affiliation: Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Pui-Ying Lam,

    Affiliation: Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Arindam Majumdar,

    Affiliation: Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

    ¤a Current address: Division of Matrix Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Jinhua Zhao,

    Affiliation: Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

    ¤b Current address: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Kar-Lai Poon,

    Affiliation: Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Igor Kondrychyn,

    Affiliation: Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Vladimir Korzh,

    Affiliation: Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Iain A Drummond mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Idrummon@receptor.mgh.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: January 06, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000009

About the Authors

Aleksandr Vasilyev, Yan Liu, Sudha Mudumana, Steve Mangos, Pui-Ying Lam, Arindam Majumdar, Jinhua Zhao, Iain A Drummond
Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America
Kar-Lai Poon, Igor Kondrychyn, Vladimir Korzh
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, Singapore, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: Idrummon@receptor.mgh.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

A. Vasilyev and I.A. Drummond conceived and designed the experiments. A. Vasilyev, Y. Liu, S. Mangos, P. Lam, A. Majumdar, and J. Zhao performed the experiments. A. Vasilyev and I.A. Drummond analyzed the data. A. Vasilyev, Y. Liu, S. Mudumana, S. Mangos, K-L. Poon, I. Kondrychyn, V. Korzh, and I.A. Drummond contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. A. Vasilyev and I.A. Drummond wrote the paper.