Limb development: Getting down to the ground state

B. Starling Emerald, Stephen M. Cohen

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In 1935, Snodgrass proposed that the evolutionary ground state of arthropod limbs consisted of two segments. Recent genetic studies on the Antennapedia and Homothorax genes of Drosophila raise questions about the nature of this ground state appendage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1025-R1027
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - Dec 11 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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