Differentiation of chondrocytes and scleroblasts during dorsal fin skeletogenesis in flounder larvae

@article{Suzuki2003DifferentiationOC,
  title={Differentiation of chondrocytes and scleroblasts during dorsal fin skeletogenesis in flounder larvae},
  author={Tohru Suzuki and Yutaka Haga and Toshio Takeuchi and Susumu Uji and Hisashi Hashimoto and Tadahide Kurokawa},
  journal={Development},
  year={2003},
  volume={45}
}
In teleosts, the embryonic fin fold consists of a peridermis, an underlying epidermis and a small number of mesenchymal cells. Beginning from such a simple structure, the fin skeletons, including the proximal and distal radials and lepidotrichia (finrays), develop in the dorsal fin fold at the larval stage. Their process of skeletogenesis and embryonic origin are unclear. Using flounder larvae, we report the differentiation process for chondrocytes and scleroblasts prior to fin skeletogenesis… 

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