Roux's archives of developmental biology

, Volume 203, Issue 7–8, pp 367–373 | Cite as

Fate-mapping in the procephalic region of the embryonic Drosopbila head

  • Urs Schmidt-Ott
  • Gerhard Martin Technau
Original Articles


Using intracellular horseradish peroxidase injection we traced the developmental fate of early gastrula cells of the procephalic region in the stage 16/17 embryo. Morphogenetic movements in the developing brain are described in three dimensions. The results are related to head segmentation, and an early gastrula fate map of pregnathal head segments is proposed.

Key words

Drosophila Embryogenesis Morphogenetic movements Brain HRP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Urs Schmidt-Ott
    • 1
  • Gerhard Martin Technau
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Genetik, Universität MainzMainzGermany

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