Transplantation analysis of developmental mechanisms in Hydra.

  • Hiroshi Shimizu
  • Published 2012 in
    The International journal of developmental…


Since the pioneering work of Ethel Browne (1909) who demonstrated for the first time the concept of organizer activity, i.e. the potency of an apical Hydra tissue to induce a secondary axis when transplanted onto a host, Hydra flourished as a fruitful model system for developmental studies. Over the next 60 years this efficient transplantation approach… (More)


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