Selected References

Gierer A, & Meinhardt H, (1972) A theory of biological pattern formation. Kybernetik 12, 30-39 .[PDF]

Meinhardt H (1982) Models of Biological Pattern Formation. Academic Press [PDF]

Meinhardt, H. (1983). Cell determination boundaries as organizing regions for secondary embryonic fields. Dev. Biol 96, 375-385.[PDF]

Meinhardt H (1999) Orientation of chemotactic cells and growth cones: Models and mechanisms. J Cell Sci 112, 2867-2874. [PDF]

Meinhardt H (2002) The radial-symmetric hydra and the evolution of the bilateral body plan: an old body became a young brain. BioEssays 24, 185-191. [PDF]

Meinhardt H (2004). Different strategies for midline formation in bilaterians. Nat Rev Neurosci 5, 502-510. [PDF]

Meinhardt H (2006) Primary body axes of vertebrates: generation of a near-Cartesian coordinate system and the role of Spemann-type organizer. Dev Dyn 235, 2907-2919. [reprint PDF]

Meinhardt H (2008) Models of biological pattern formation: from elementary steps to the organization of embryonic axes. Curr Top Dev Biol 81, 1-63. [reprint PDF]

Meinhardt H The Algorithmic Beauty of Sea Shells (fourth edition, 2009). Springer Company.

Meinhardt H (2009) Models for the generation and interpretation of gradients. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol doi:10.1101/cshperspect.a001362 [Opens external link in new windowlink to PDF]

Meinhardt, H (2012). Turing’s theory of morphogenesis of 1952 and the subsequent discovery of the crucial role of local self-enhancement and long-range inhibition. Interface Focus doi:10.1098/rsfs.2011.0097 [PDF]

Meinhardt, H (2012). Modeling pattern formation in hydra - a route to understand essential steps in development. Int. J. Dev. Biol. doi: 10.1387/ijdb.113483hm [PDF]