Hox genes and the evolution of the arthropod body plan 1

@article{Hughes2002HoxGA,
  title={Hox genes and the evolution of the arthropod body plan 1},
  author={Cynthia L Hughes and Thomas C. Kaufman},
  journal={Evolution \& Development},
  year={2002},
  volume={4}
}
SUMMARY In recent years researchers have analyzed the expression patterns of the Hox genes in a multitude of arthropod species, with the hope of understanding the mechanisms at work in the evolution of the arthropod body plan. Now, with Hox expression data representing all four major groups of arthropods (chelicerates, myriapods, crustaceans, and insects), it seems appropriate to summarize the results and take stock of what has been learned. In this review we summarize the expression and… Expand
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