What organises cells to form structures in the body?

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What organises cells to form structures in the body?
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Re: What organises cells to form structures in the body?
« Reply #1 on: 16/07/2014 08:29:40 »
It must be the DNA. As all the cells in the embryo are same. they differentiate to different structures and organs during growth.  This controlled by protein formation through transcription.