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The role of Hox genes in hindbrain development

Mario R. Capecchi

in Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195111668
eISBN:
9780199865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111668.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This chapter discusses current understanding of hindbrain development with particular emphasis on the roles of Hox genes in mediating this process. The chapter is divided into three sections. The ... More


EUBILATERIA

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Eubilateria is a clade with a whole suite of morphological apomorphies and a monophyly supported by practically all molecular phylogenies and studies of Hox genes. One of the most well-defined ... More


Vertebrate Limb Evolution

Michel Laurin

in How Vertebrates Left the Water

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266476
eISBN:
9780520947986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266476.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

To understand the colonization of land by vertebrates, this chapter studies the origin and evolution of limbs, and especially of their skeleton, first examining the vertebrate skeleton, and then ... More


BILATERIA

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Bilateria is a clade comprised of two well-separated groups, Acoelomorpha and Eubilateria. The acoelomorphs have the structure of a bilateral gastraea, while the eubilaterians have a tube-shaped ... More


Perspective—The First Brain

Nadia Riebli and Heinrich Reichert

in Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199682201
eISBN:
9780191813436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682201.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

In this spotlight chapter the question of whether the urbilaterian ancestor already possessed a complex brain, or whether the various brains found in extant bilaterians arose by convergent evolution ... More


Phylum Nemertodermatid

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The phylum Nemertodermatida is comprised of about ten species of millimetre-sized ‘turbellariform’ worms that are mostly interstitial. One species, Meara, lives as a commensal in the pharynx of ... More


DEUTEROSTOMIA

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0056
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Deuterostomia is a well-delimited group of bilateral animals known for their blastopore that develops into the anus in the adult and a mouth which is a new opening from the bottom of the ... More


Phylum Enteropneusta

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0060
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Enteropneusta is a well-defined phylum consisting of approximately ninety species of burrowing or creeping, marine, worm-like invertebrates. On the basis of morphological characters, ... More


AMBULACRARIA

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0057
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Ambulacraria is a group in the animal kingdom that includes the echinoderms, pterobranchs, and enteropneusts. The ambulacrarians share similarities between their coelomic systems and their ... More


Phylum Cephalochordata

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0063
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Cephalochordata, or lancelets, is comprised of only about thirty species representing two families, making it one of the smallest phyla in the animal kingdom. All cephalochordates are marine, ... More


Turing’s theory of morphogenesis

Thomas Woolley and Ruth Baker

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0045
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In 1794 the Romantic poet William Blake asked a deep question:… Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could ... More


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