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Retinal Fissure

Known as: Optic Fissure 
A small groove in the ventral margin of the optic cup that temporarily occurs during development.
National Institutes of Health

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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Defects in closure of embryonic tissues such as the neural tube, body wall, face and eye lead to severe birth defects. Cell… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small noncoding RNAs that have important roles in the regulation of gene expression. The roles of… Expand
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2009
2009
The gene networks underlying closure of the optic fissure during vertebrate eye development are poorly understood. Here, we… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The optic disc develops at the interface between optic stalk and retina, and enables both the exit of visual fibres and the… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Originally identified as stress-activated protein kinases that control cell survival and proliferation through transcription… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The c-Jun NH(2)-terminal kinase (JNK) group of mitogen-activated protein kinases is stimulated in response to a wide array of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
During gestation, the paired box-containing gene Pax2 is expressed in the mid-hindbrain area, developing eye and inner ear. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In the developing retina, retinal ganglion cell (RGC) axons elongate toward the optic fissure, even though no obvious directional… Expand
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1984
1984
A more accurate description of the changes that occur in the neuroectodermal portion of the developing eye is possible if the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Three dimensional reconstruction, with the use of serial, 1-micrometer sections, has revealed a system of oriented intercellular… Expand
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