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Integrative control of development

This section considers studies in the control of developmental processes including epigenetic studies, cell signaling and systems biology approaches to developmental biology.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Hox proteins are transcription factors involved in crucial processes during animal development. Their mode of action remains scantily documented. While other families of transcription factors, like Smad or Sta...

    Authors: Barbara Lambert, Julie Vandeputte, Sophie Remacle, Isabelle Bergiers, Nicolas Simonis, Jean-Claude Twizere, Marc Vidal and René Rezsohazy

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2012 12:29

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    In chondrichthyans, basal osteichthyans and tetrapods, vertebral bodies have cartilaginous anlagen that subsequently mineralize (chondrichthyans) or ossify (osteichthyans). Chondrocytes that form the vertebral...

    Authors: Anabela Bensimon-Brito, João Cardeira, Maria Leonor Cancela, Ann Huysseune and Paul Eckhard Witten

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2012 12:28

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    Mouse limb bud is a prime model to study the regulatory interactions that control vertebrate organogenesis. Major aspects of limb bud development are controlled by feedback loops that define a self-regulatory ...

    Authors: Aimée Zuniga, Frédéric Laurent, Javier Lopez-Rios, Christian Klasen, Nicolas Matt and Rolf Zeller

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2012 12:23

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    A metamorphic life-history is present in the majority of animal phyla. This developmental mode is particularly prominent among marine invertebrates with a bentho-planktonic life cycle, where a pelagic larval f...

    Authors: Josh Sutherby, Jamie-Lee Giardini, Julia Nguyen, Gary Wessel, Mariana Leguia and Andreas Heyland

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2012 12:14

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Developmental Biology 2013 13:30

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    Identifying DNA sequences (enhancers) that direct the precise spatial and temporal expression of developmental control genes remains a significant challenge in the annotation of vertebrate genomes. Locating th...

    Authors: Sumantra Chatterjee, Guillaume Bourque and Thomas Lufkin

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2011 11:63

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    The development of vertebrate limbs has been a traditional system to study fundamental processes at work during ontogenesis, such as the establishment of spatial cellular coordinates, the effect of diffusible ...

    Authors: Istvan Gyurján, Bernhard Sonderegger, Felix Naef and Denis Duboule

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2011 11:47

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    The transcription factor Nkx2-1 (also known as TTF-1, Titf1 or T/EBP) contains two apparently redundant activation domains and is post-translationally modified by phosphorylation. We have generated mouse mutan...

    Authors: Daniel Silberschmidt, Alina Rodriguez-Mallon, Prathiba Mithboakar, Gaetano Calì, Elena Amendola, Remo Sanges, Mariastella Zannini, Marzia Scarfò, Pasquale De Luca, Lucio Nitsch, Roberto Di Lauro and Mario De Felice

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2011 11:9

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Developmental Biology 2016 16:29

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    2.616 - 5-year Impact Factor
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