The origin and evolution of animal appendages.


Animals have evolved diverse appendages adapted for locomotion, feeding and other functions. The genetics underlying appendage formation are best understood in insects and vertebrates. The expression of the Distal-less (Dll) homeoprotein during arthropod limb outgrowth and of Dll orthologs (Dlx) in fish fin and tetrapod limb buds led us to examine whether… (More)


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@article{Panganiban1997TheOA, title={The origin and evolution of animal appendages.}, author={Grace Panganiban and Stewart Irvine and Christopher Robin Lowe and H. R{\"o}hl and Lynda Corley and Beverley J. Sherbon and Jean-Christophe Grenier and John Fallon and Jennifer Kimble and M. Walker and Galen Wray and Billie J. Swalla and Mark Q. Martindale and Scott Carroll}, journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America}, year={1997}, volume={94 10}, pages={5162-6} }