Cardiac neural crest is dispensable for outflow tract septation in Xenopus.

@article{Lee2011CardiacNC,
  title={Cardiac neural crest is dispensable for outflow tract septation in Xenopus.},
  author={Young Hoon Lee and Jean-Pierre Saint-Jeannet},
  journal={Development},
  year={2011},
  volume={138 10},
  pages={2025-34}
}
In vertebrate embryos, cardiac precursor cells of the primary heart field are specified in the lateral mesoderm. These cells converge at the ventral midline to form the linear heart tube, and give rise to the atria and the left ventricle. The right ventricle and the outflow tract are derived from an adjacent population of precursors known as the second… CONTINUE READING