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Sry and the Testis: Molecular Pathways of Organogenesis

  • Blanche Capel
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Part of the Serono Symposia USA book series (SERONOSYMP)


A fundamental goal in developmental biology is to understand how regulatory genes initiate cellular processes and control the patterning and differentiation of tissues. Such processes include cell proliferation and cell movements that reorganize tissue and generate novel cell-signaling relationships that play important roles in the morphogenesis of organs. Our lab is investigating how one important regulatory gene, the mammalian sex-determining gene, Sry, initiates the cellular changes that give rise to a testis rather than an ovary from the bipotential gonad.


Sertoli Cell Coelomic Epithelium Cord Formation Peritubular Myoid Cell Coelomic Epithelial Cell 
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