Evidence for abnormal heart induction in cardiac-mutant salamanders (Ambystoma mexicanum)

Larry F. Lemanski, Barry S. Marx, Craig S. Hill

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Abstract

Homozygosity for simple recessive gene c in axolotl embryos results in the absence of a heartbeat. Gene c alters the morphology of the mutant anterior endoderm - the primary heart inductor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)894-896
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume196
Issue number4292
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977
Externally publishedYes

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