Latest Limb development Stories
A multidisciplinary international research project has identified the mechanism responsible for generating our fingers and toes.
Vertebrates' transition to living on land, instead of only in water, represented a major event in the history of life.
Sonic hedgehog, a gene that plays a crucial rule in the positioning and growth of limbs, fingers and toes, has been confirmed in an unexpected place in the embryos of developing mice â€” the layer of cells that creates the skin.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) are wagging a finger at currently held notions about the way digits are formed.
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