Altered cell fate in LiCl-treated sea urchin embryos.

@article{NocenteMcGrath1991AlteredCF,
  title={Altered cell fate in LiCl-treated sea urchin embryos.},
  author={C. Nocente-McGrath and R. McIsaac and S. Ernst},
  journal={Developmental biology},
  year={1991},
  volume={147 2},
  pages={
          445-50
        }
}
  • C. Nocente-McGrath, R. McIsaac, S. Ernst
  • Published 1991
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Developmental biology
  • Endo16 is a lineage-specific protein expressed during embryogenesis in the sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. [...] Key Result Our results show that treatment with LiCl causes increased steady-state levels of Endo16 transcripts. An increase in the number of endodermal cells in treated embryos demonstrates a change in cell lineage. In addition, we observed a delay in development of lithium-treated embryos that is accompanied by a delay in the expression of a late class histone H2B gene.Expand Abstract
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