Early development, pattern, and reorganization of the planula nervous system in Aurelia (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa)

@article{Nakanishi2008EarlyDP,
  title={Early development, pattern, and reorganization of the planula nervous system in Aurelia (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa)},
  author={Nagayasu Nakanishi and David C. Yuan and David K Jacobs and Volker Hartenstein},
  journal={Development Genes and Evolution},
  year={2008},
  volume={218},
  pages={511-524}
}
We examined the development of the nervous system in Aurelia (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa) from the early planula to the polyp stage using confocal and transmission electron microscopy. Fluorescently labeled anti-FMRFamide, antitaurine, and antityrosinated tubulin antibodies were used to visualize the nervous system. The first detectable FMRFamide-like immunoreactivity occurs in a narrow circumferential belt toward the anterior/aboral end of the ectoderm in the early planula. As the planula matures… 

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