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Interaction of Wnt and caudal-related genes in zebrafish posterior body formation.
Although Wnt signaling plays an important role in body patterning during early vertebrate embryogenesis, the mechanisms by which Wnts control the individual processes of body patterning are largely… Expand
Levels and Concentration Ratios of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Serum and Breast Milk in Japanese Mothers
- K. Inoue, K. Harada, +7 authors A. Koizumi
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Environmental health perspectives
- 18 April 2006
Blood and/or breast milk have been used to assess human exposure to various environmental contaminants. Few studies have been available to compare the concentrations in one matrix with those in… Expand
E-cadherin is required for gastrulation cell movements in zebrafish
E-cadherin is a member of the classical cadherin family and is known to be involved in cell-cell adhesion and the adhesion-dependent morphogenesis of various tissues. We isolated a zebrafish mutant… Expand
Proneural gene-linked neurogenesis in zebrafish cerebellum.
In mammals, cerebellar neurons are categorized as glutamatergic or GABAergic, and are derived from progenitors that express the proneural genes atoh1 or ptf1a, respectively. In zebrafish, three atoh1… Expand
Sizzled controls dorso-ventral polarity by repressing cleavage of the Chordin protein
The Bone morphogenetic protein (Bmp) signalling gradient has a major function in the formation of the dorso-ventral axis. The zebrafish ventralized mutant, ogon, encodes Secreted Frizzled (Sizzled).… Expand
Cooperative roles of Bozozok/Dharma and Nodal-related proteins in the formation of the dorsal organizer in zebrafish
In vertebrates, specification of the dorso-ventral axis requires Wnt signaling, which leads to formation of the Nieuwkoop center and the Spemann organizer (dorsal organizer), through the nuclear… Expand
Ogon/Secreted Frizzled functions as a negative feedback regulator of Bmp signaling
The zebrafish mutant ogon (also called mercedes and short tail) displays ventralized phenotypes similar to the chordino (dino) mutant, in which the gene for the Bmp antagonist Chordin is mutated. We… Expand
Stat3 Controls Cell Movements during Zebrafish Gastrulation.
- Susumu Yamashita, Chiemi Miyagi, +4 authors T. Hirano
- Biology, Medicine
- Developmental cell
- 1 March 2002
Vertebrate axis formation requires both the correct specification of cell fates and the coordination of gastrulation movements. We report that the zebrafish signal transducer and activator of… Expand
Syntabulin, a motor protein linker, controls dorsal determination
In amphibian and teleost embryos, the dorsal determinants (DDs) are believed to be initially localized to the vegetal pole and then transported to the prospective dorsal side of the embryo along a… Expand
DNA damage response pathway in radioadaptive response.
Radioadaptive response is a biological defense mechanism in which low-dose ionizing irradiation elicits cellular resistance to the genotoxic effects of subsequent irradiation. However, its molecular… Expand