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Organizer Formation and Function

  • Masahiko Hibi
  • Toshio Hirano
  • Igor B. Dawid
Part of the Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation book series (RESULTS, volume 40)

Abstract

During vertebrate development, the embryonic axis is established through a series of inductive signals that are followed by the concerted movement and differentiation of groups of cells. In this process, the dorsal gastrula or Spemann-Mangold organizer plays a major role.

Keywords

Floor Plate Yolk Cell Yolk Syncytial Layer Dorsal Mesoderm Embryonic Shield 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masahiko Hibi
    • 1
    • 3
  • Toshio Hirano
    • 1
  • Igor B. Dawid
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Molecular OncologyOsaka University Graduate School of MedicineOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA
  3. 3.Laboratory for Vertebrate Axis FormationRIKEN Center for Developmental BiologyKobeJapan

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