ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-021105-15
Pattern formation: swimming in retinoic acid
Yelon, D. and Stainier, D.Y.R.
Date: 2002
Source: Current biology : CB 12(2): R707-709 (Review)
Registered Authors: Stainier, Didier, Yelon, Deborah
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms: Animals; Body Patterning/physiology*; Embryo, Nonmammalian/physiology; Endoderm/physiology*; Locomotion (all 8) expand
PubMed: 12401191 Full text @ Curr. Biol.
The metabolite retinoic acid has been implicated as a key player during anterior-posterior patterning in vertebrate embryos. Recent studies in zebrafish extend this model by demonstrating the influence of retinoic acid on endoderm regionalization.