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Facial Transplants in Xenopus laevis Embryos

Facial Transplants in Xenopus laevis Embryos

Article DOI: 10.3791/50697
March 26th, 2014


Summary March 26th, 2014

A technique for transplanting "Extreme Anterior Domain" facial tissue between Xenopus laevis embryos has been developed. Tissue can be moved from one gene expression background into another, allowing the study of local requirements for craniofacial development and for signaling interactions between facial regions.

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