Mesoderm

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Introduction

The trilaminar embryo

The middle layer of the early trilaminar embryo germ layers consisting of ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm.

Links: Lecture - Mesoderm Development | Notochord | Development Animation - Notochord | Musculoskeletal | Neural | Sonic hedgehog

Some Recent Findings

  • Transcriptional profiling of the nucleus pulposus: say yes to notochord[1]"This editorial addresses the debate concerning the origin of adult nucleus pulposus cells in the light of profiling studies by Minogue and colleagues. In their report of several marker genes that distinguish nucleus pulposus cells from other related cell types, the authors provide novel insights into the notochordal nature of the former. Together with recently published work, their work lends support to the view that all cells present within the nucleus pulposus are derived from the notochord. Hence, the choice of an animal model for disc research should be based on considerations other than the cell loss and replacement by non-notochordal cells."



Patterning

Notochord secreting sonic hedgehog, shown in white
Neuralplate cartoon.png Somite cartoon5.png
Neural tube patterning Somite patterning

Molecular Factors

References

  1. <pubmed>20497604</pubmed>

Reviews

<pubmed>20568241</pubmed>

Articles

<pubmed>20565707</pubmed>

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Search NLM Online Textbooks: "Mesoderm" : Developmental Biology | The Cell- A molecular Approach | Molecular Biology of the Cell | Endocrinology


Search Pubmed: Mesoderm | Notochord

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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, October 18) Embryology Mesoderm. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/Mesoderm

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