The Role of Forkhead Genes in Ascidian Development

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Olsen, Catherine L. (1998)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: antisense ODNs | MocuFH1 | Molgula oculata | ascidians | Molgula occulta | Life Sciences | HNF-3/forkhead genes | MoccFH1
    mesheuropmc: fungi | embryonic structures | animal structures

Two modes of development have been observed in ascidians: tailed species produce a larva featuring a tail with notochord, spinal cord, and rows of muscle cells, as well as a pigmented otolith sensory organ in the brain, while tailless species produce a larva lacking the... View more
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