Latest Rhombomere Stories
Lamprey — slimy, eel-like parasitic fish with tooth-riddled, jawless sucking mouths — are rather disgusting to look at, but thanks to their important position on the vertebrate family tree, they can offer important insights about the evolutionary history of our own brain development.
Sea lamprey studies show remarkably conserved gene expression patterns in jawless versus jawed vertebrates.
Discovery could help scientists develop new treatments for motor neuron diseases.
Johns Hopkins Neuroscientists Discover New Molecular Control.
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