Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Skin and non-adhesive cells found to play pivotal role in the formation of fin

(University of California - Irvine) Human fingers are sculpted from a primitive pad-like structure during embryonic development. Sometimes, this process goes awry and babies are born with fused fingers or toes. A new study from the University of California, Irvine reveals new factors involved in the congenital malformation called syndactyly.