Published in Blood Weekly, October 30th, 2003
"Organogenesis is dependent on the formation of distinct cell types within the embryo," scientists in the United States explained. "Important to this process are the hox genes, which are believed to confer positional identities to cells along the anteroposterior axis."
In a recent study, A.J. Davidson and coauthors at the Children's Hospital in Boston "identified the caudal-related gene cdx4 as the locus mutated in kugelig (kgg), a zebrafish mutant with an early defect in hematopoiesis that is associated with abnormal anteroposterior...
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