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  • Jean-François Brunet, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
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  • Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis, Sloan-Kettering Institute
  • Didier Stainier, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
  • X. Cindy Tian, University of Connecticut
  • Rolf Zeller, University of Basel Medical School

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    Conserved cis-elements for stress response

    Striking conservation across jawed vertebrates is seen at the cis-regulatory level in the homeodomain transcription factor orthopedia (Otp) gene, involved in the regulation of hypothalamic neurons that are responsible for the stress response.

    BMC Developmental Biology 2014, 14:41
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    BMP7's role in branching

    Transition from the initial wide branching urinary collecting duct tree to narrower later branching is dependent on the proximity of other branch tips with bone morphogenetic protein 7 (BMP7) acting as a repelling molecule in this process.

    BMC Developmental Biology 2014, 14:35
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    Proteomics of Xenopus limb regeneration

    Global protein expression during regeneration of the Xenopus froglet hindlimb has key differences, when compared to axolotl, that lead to signaling deficiency, failure to retard mitosis, premature chondrocyte differentiation, and failure of dorsoventral axial asymmetry.

    BMC Developmental Biology 2014, 14:32

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