Skeletogenic potential of induced secondary mesenchyme cells derived from the presumptive ectoderm in echinoid embryos

Abstract

 During the normal development of echinoids, an animal cap consisting of 8 mesomeres in a 16-cell stage embryo differentiates exclusively into ectoderm. Micromeres in an embryo at the same stage differentiate into primary mesenchyme cells (PMC) and coelomic pouch constituents. An animal cap and a quartet of micromeres were isolated from a 16-cell stage… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004270050077

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