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Pattern regulation in defect embryos of Xenopus laevis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6692985     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Defect embryos of 24 series were prepared by removing increasing numbers of blastomeres from an 8-cell embryo of Xenopus laevis. They were cultured and their development was examined macroscopically when controls reached a tailbud stage or later. Results show that most of defect embryos of 12 series develop normally, and some of them become normal frogs. Each of these defect embryos contain at least two animal blastomeres, one dorsal, and one ventral blastomere of the vegetal hemisphere. This suggests that a set of these four blastomeres of the three types is essential for complete pattern regulation.
H Kageura; K Yamana
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Developmental biology     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0012-1606     ISO Abbreviation:  Dev. Biol.     Publication Date:  1984 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-03-12     Completed Date:  1984-03-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372762     Medline TA:  Dev Biol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  410-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blastomeres / cytology*,  physiology
Cell Differentiation
Culture Techniques
Xenopus laevis / embryology

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