Structure of optic stalk

Known as: Optic Stalk 
A paired narrow neural tube extension connecting the optic vesicles with the forebrain during early neural development of the embryo, and which is… (More)
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2007
2007
Photoreceptor cell axons (R axons) innervate optic ganglia in the Drosophila brain through the tubular optic stalk. This… (More)
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2005
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2005
Heterozygous mutations in the homeobox gene, PITX2, result in ocular anterior segment defects and a high incidence of early-onset… (More)
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2005
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2005
In the developing zebrafish retina, neurogenesis is initiated in cells adjacent to the optic stalk and progresses to the entire… (More)
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2003
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2003
During early formation of the eye, the optic vesicle becomes partitioned into a proximal domain that forms the optic nerve and a… (More)
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2003
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2003
The development of optic stalk neuroepithelial cells depends on Hedgehog (Hh) signaling, yet the source(s) of Hh protein in the… (More)
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2001
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2001
Previous studies suggest that Fgf8 has a key role in regulating vertebrate development. In the rostral head of the embryonic… (More)
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1999
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1999
The morphological differentiation of the zebrafish retina was analyzed by using light (LM) and transmission electron (TEM… (More)
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1998
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1998
The mammalian Pax2, Pax5 and Pax8 genes code for highly related transcription factors, which play important roles in embryonic… (More)
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1995
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1995
The initial development of the optic tract was studied with light and electron microscopy in the zebrafish (Danio rerio… (More)
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1987
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1987
Formation of myelinated tracts in central nervous system (CNS) regions such as the optic nerve seems to depend on two glial cell… (More)
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