Genetic specification of left–right asymmetry in the diaphragm muscles and their motor innervation


The diaphragm muscle is essential for breathing in mammals. Its asymmetric elevation during contraction correlates with morphological features suggestive of inherent left-right (L/R) asymmetry. Whether this asymmetry is due to L versus R differences in the muscle or in the phrenic nerve activity is unknown. Here, we have combined the analysis of genetically… (More)
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.18481


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