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Dev Genes Evol 2003 Jan 01;21212:604-7. doi: 10.1007/s00427-002-0276-6.
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Developmental expression of the Xenopus laevis Tbx20 orthologue.

Brown DD , Binder O , Pagratis M , Parr BA , Conlon FL .

We have isolated the Xenopus orthologue of the T-box gene, Tbx20, and characterized its developmental expression profile. We show that Tbx20 is one of the earliest markers of heart tissue in Xenopus, and is expressed throughout all cardiac tissue during later stages of development. In addition, we also observe expression in the cement gland, the jugular vein, the lung bud, the cloacal aperture, rhombomeres 2, 4, 6 and 8, and in a subset of motor neurons.

PubMed ID: 12536325
PMC ID: PMC1635808
Article link: Dev Genes Evol
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Species referenced: Xenopus laevis
Genes referenced: tbx20

References [+] :
Agulnik, Three novel T-box genes in Caenorhabditis elegans. 1997, Pubmed