Somite formation in cultured embryos of the snapping turtle. Chelydra serpentina.

  • David S. Packard
  • Published 1980 in Journal of embryology and experimental morphology

Abstract

A simple, reliable method for the in vitro cultivation of snapping turtle embryos was demonstrated. This technique was used to study somite formation in explants containing segmental plates. Segmental plates formed a full complement of somites whether the neural tube or the neural tube and notochord was present. Explanted snapping turtle segmental plates… (More)

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@article{Packard1980SomiteFI, title={Somite formation in cultured embryos of the snapping turtle. Chelydra serpentina.}, author={David S. Packard}, journal={Journal of embryology and experimental morphology}, year={1980}, volume={59}, pages={113-30} }