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The ectodermal placodes: a dysfunctional family.

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The ectodermal placodes are focal thickenings of the cranial embryonic ectoderm that contribute extensively to the cranial sensory systems of the vertebrates. The ectodermal placodes have long been thought of as representing a coherent group, which share a developmental and evolutionary history. However, it is now becoming clear that there are substantial differences between the placodes with respect to their early development, their induction and their evolution. Indeed, it is now hard to co...

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10.1098/rstb.2001.0920

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Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Volume:
356
Issue:
1414
Pages:
1655-1660
Publication date:
2001-10-05
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
URN:
uuid:f96081e3-c971-418d-a214-e651123339f5
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251905
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pubs:251905

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