Thyroid hormones and postembryonic development in amniotes.

Abstract

In chordates, metamorphosis is a developmental event well described in amphibians in which thyroid hormone triggers this event. Interestingly, among amphibians, several variations upon the eggs/tadpole/frog developmental sequence are observed such as direct development or neoteny. The fact that TH-regulated metamorphosis is conserved in invertebrate… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-385979-2.00014-9

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