What does it mean to say that event X caused outcome Y in biology? Explaining the causal structure underlying the dynamic function of living systems is a central goal of biology. Transformative advances in regenerative medicine and synthetic bioengineering will require efficient strategies to cause desired system- level outcomes. We present a perspective on the need to move beyond the classical ‘necessary and sufficient’ approach to biological causality

A call for a better understanding of causation in cell biology / Bizzarri, Mariano; Brash, Douglas E.; Briscoe, James; Grieneisen, Verônica A.; Stern, Claudio D.; Levin, Michael. - In: NATURE REVIEWS. MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY. - ISSN 1471-0072. - 5:20(2019), pp. 261-262. [10.1038/s41580-019-0127-1]

A call for a better understanding of causation in cell biology

Mariano Bizzarri
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2019

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What does it mean to say that event X caused outcome Y in biology? Explaining the causal structure underlying the dynamic function of living systems is a central goal of biology. Transformative advances in regenerative medicine and synthetic bioengineering will require efficient strategies to cause desired system- level outcomes. We present a perspective on the need to move beyond the classical ‘necessary and sufficient’ approach to biological causality
2019
systems biology; cancer; constraints; complexity
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A call for a better understanding of causation in cell biology / Bizzarri, Mariano; Brash, Douglas E.; Briscoe, James; Grieneisen, Verônica A.; Stern, Claudio D.; Levin, Michael. - In: NATURE REVIEWS. MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY. - ISSN 1471-0072. - 5:20(2019), pp. 261-262. [10.1038/s41580-019-0127-1]
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