Vertebrate development: Wnt signals at the crest

Carole LaBonne*

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Neural crest cells, a defining feature of vertebrate embryos, form at the neural plate border in response to inductive signals from the ectoderm. Recent studies have shown that Wnt signals are essential mediators of this induction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R743-R744
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number21
StatePublished - Oct 29 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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