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Morphological comparison and schematic diagram of mammalian limbs

Schematic diagram of bat, mouse, human and whale limbs. The various colors indicate bones of various groups.

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Dai M, Wang Y, Fang L, Irwin DM, Zhu T, Zhang J, Zhang S & Wang Z. (2014). Differential expression of Meis2, Mab21l2 and Tbx3 during limb development associated with diversification of limb morphology in mammals. PLoS ONE , 9, e106100. PMID: 25166052 DOI.


© 2014 Dai et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Figure 1. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106100.g001 panel cropped and resized from figure.

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current12:56, 7 September 2014Thumbnail for version as of 12:56, 7 September 20141,200 × 778 (119 KB)Z8600021 (talk | contribs)==Morphological comparison and schematic diagram of mammalian limbs== (A, B) Morphology of adult mouse (M. musculus) and bat (M. schreibersii) limbs. FDI, FDII, FDIII, FDIV and FDV: forelimb digits I, II, III, IV and V; HD: Hindlimb digits; Cal: calc...