The establishment of regional identity in the Xenopus blastula.

Abstract

The molecules involved in the commitment of Xenopus cells to particular germ layers are unknown. The question has been investigated for the cells of the blastula in in vivo cell transplantation assays and in vitro aggregation assays. Using the former technique, we have shown that vegetal cells become committed before gastrulation, even when placed in… (More)

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@article{Heasman1989TheEO, title={The establishment of regional identity in the Xenopus blastula.}, author={Janet Heasman and Andrea Snape and Aileen Turner and Chris Wylie}, journal={Ciba Foundation symposium}, year={1989}, volume={144}, pages={99-109; discussion 109-12, 150-5} }