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412-positive mesodermal cells and the gonadal mesoderm are separate from the fat-cell lineage.
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PMID:  8851884     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Drosophila retrotransposon, 412, is expressed in a cell-specific manner during embryogenesis. At stage 11, 412 transcripts are present in bilateral clusters of cells within the mesoderm. The posterior clusters of 412-positive cells become associated with the gonads at stage 13; however, the fate of the cells in the remaining clusters is unknown. We have tested by in situ hybridization to whole-mount embryos the possible identity of these cells with known precursor cell types present in bilateral clusters. We simultaneously located the 412-positive cells and the precursor cells to visceral muscle or the fat body. We have determined that the 412-positive cells do not correspond to these precursor cells and that the development of the visceral muscle or fat body does not affect the expression of 412 during embryogenesis.
C Tan; C Price; D K Hoshizaki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Genetica     Volume:  97     ISSN:  0016-6707     ISO Abbreviation:  Genetica     Publication Date:  1996 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-02     Completed Date:  1997-05-02     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370740     Medline TA:  Genetica     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  111-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago 60612, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Drosophila / embryology*,  genetics
Fat Body / cytology,  embryology
Gonads / embryology
Heart / embryology
Mesoderm* / cytology
Muscles / embryology
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