Development of left/right handedness in the chick heart.

  • C Hoyle, N A Brown, L Wolpert
  • Published 1992 in Development

Abstract

The chick heart tube develops from the fusion of the right and left areas of precardiac mesoderm and in almost all cases loops to the embryo's right-hand side. We have investigated whether any intrinsic difference exists in the right and left areas of precardiac mesoderm, that influences the direction of looping of the heart tube. Chick embryos incubated to… (More)