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Vertebrate development: taming the nodal waves
Solnica-Krezel, L.
Date: 2003
Source: Current biology : CB   13(1): R7-R9 (Review)
Registered Authors: Solnica-Krezel, Lilianna
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms:
  • Animals
  • Body Patterning/physiology*
  • Embryo, Nonmammalian
  • Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental/physiology
  • Left-Right Determination Factors
  • Mesoderm/physiology
  • Nodal Protein
  • Transforming Growth Factor beta/genetics
  • Transforming Growth Factor beta/metabolism*
  • Vertebrates/embryology*
  • Vertebrates/genetics
  • Zebrafish/embryology
  • Zebrafish/genetics
PubMed: 12526755 Full text @ Curr. Biol.
Recent results have provided evidence that regulatory loops operating in vertebrate embryos between the developmental signalling factors Nodal and Lefty may provide a real example of the kind of reaction-diffusion process long predicted to be a mechanism of pattern formation.