Cell Proliferation Pattern and Twist Expression in an Aplacophoran Mollusk Argue Against Segmented Ancestry of Mollusca

  title={Cell Proliferation Pattern and Twist Expression in an Aplacophoran Mollusk Argue Against Segmented Ancestry of Mollusca},
  author={Emanuel Redl and Maik Scherholz and Tim Wollesen and Christiane Todt and Andreas Wanninger},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B, Molecular and Developmental Evolution},
  pages={422 - 436}
  • E. Redl, M. Scherholz, +2 authors A. Wanninger
  • Published 1 November 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B, Molecular and Developmental Evolution
ABSTRACT The study of aplacophoran mollusks (i.e., Solenogastres or Neomeniomorpha and Caudofoveata or Chaetodermomorpha) has traditionally been regarded as crucial for reconstructing the morphology of the last common ancestor of the Mollusca. Since their proposed close relatives, the Polyplacophora, show a distinct seriality in certain organ systems, the aplacophorans are also in the focus of attention with regard to the question of a potential segmented ancestry of mollusks. To contribute to… Expand
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