Botryllus schlosseri: a model ascidian for the study of asexual reproduction.

Abstract

Botryllus schlosseri, a cosmopolitan colonial ascidian reared in the laboratory for more than 50 years, reproduces both sexually and asexually and is used as a model organism for studying a variety of biological problems. Colonies are formed of numerous, genetically identical individuals (zooids) and undergo cyclical generation changes in which the adult… (More)

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@article{Manni2007BotryllusSA, title={Botryllus schlosseri: a model ascidian for the study of asexual reproduction.}, author={Lucia Manni and Giovanna Zaniolo and Francesca Cima and Paolo Burighel and Loriano Ballarin}, journal={Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists}, year={2007}, volume={236 2}, pages={335-52} }