Molecular and Cellular Basis of Regeneration and Tissue Repair

On dorsal/ventral-specific genes in the iris during lens regeneration
Multi-author Review

Abstract.

Recent experiments on gene expression during lens regeneration in adult newts have revealed that both the regeneration-competent dorsal iris and the regeneration-incompetent ventral iris are quite active in expressing important regulatory genes. In this paper we outline some of the issues pertaining to this dorsal/ventral specificity and identity. (Part of a Multi-author Review)

Keywords.

Newt regeneration dorsal/ventral iris bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) 

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© Birkhaueser 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Biology and Center for Tissue Regeneration and EngineeringUniversity of DaytonDaytonUSA

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