The chick embryo – past, present and future as a model system in developmental biology

@article{Stern2004TheCE,
  title={The chick embryo – past, present and future as a model system in developmental biology},
  author={Claudio D Stern},
  journal={Mechanisms of Development},
  year={2004},
  volume={121},
  pages={1011-1013}
}
The embryo of the domestic fowl (Gallus gallus) holds the record as the animal with the longest continuous history as an experimental model for studies in developmental biology, spanning more than 2 Millenia. Throughout this time, it attracted great naturalists, artists, philosophers, and pioneers of biology and stimulated them to think about the most fundamental questions on generation and life like no other organism has ever done, except the human. The ancient Egyptians are documented as… CONTINUE READING

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