A sticky problem: the Xenopus cement gland as a paradigm for anteroposterior patterning.

@article{Sive1996ASP,
  title={A sticky problem: the Xenopus cement gland as a paradigm for anteroposterior patterning.},
  author={Hazel L. Sive and Leigh Bradley},
  journal={Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists},
  year={1996},
  volume={205 3},
  pages={265-80}
}
The cement gland is a mucus-secreting organ found at the extreme anterior of frog embryos. It attaches the embryo to a solid support before swimming and feeding begin, and also serves a related sensory function that stops the embryo from moving once it is attached. Cement gland is an extremely useful anterior marker, whose study continues to yield… CONTINUE READING