Articles tagged with: Evo devo
Hox genes are evolutionarily conserved and play significant roles in providing segment specific cues along the anterior-posterior (AP) axis of all bilaterian embryos. The study of Hox genes has been extensively carried out in Insects where they assign identities to appendages, such as mouthparts, antenna, wing, halters and legs (ectoderm derivaties) along with patterning the mesoderm and gut endoderm along the A–P axis. (1981)
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For the benefit of new readers of Hoxful Monsters, here is the list of top Hox and evo devo posts published in the blog in last few years:
1)This blog post talks about Hox genes in Cindarians and was published in Hoxful Monsters blog in 2008.
Title of the post is : Hox genes in Cnidarians : The story of Nematostella and Eleutheria and basically talks about two article from PLOS ONE journalin year 2007.
A short and nice video about evo devo @ scientific American
Now that’s creative rapping and accompanied with some really well written lyrics . These people did some awesome work and as PZ Myers suggest ,deserves a Grammy. Most of the vital aspects of dev bio like asymmetric embryo,transcription factors,regulation,hox ,homeotic mutants, evo devo and many more are covered in an interesting way. enjoy!!!
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“Evolution: Education and Outreach” journal is a brilliant attempt to grow awareness and help in understanding principles of evolution among students, teachers and scientists.One can take part in this attempt by contributing articles about evolution and the teaching of evolution on a variety of topics from cosmology to genetics and earth history to the evolution of cultural artifacts. The reviews in this journal are written in easily understandable manner and another important point is that it can accessed freely online till end of 2009.
The journal will connect teachers with …
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Vatican is hosting a five day conference from March 3 – 7 to mark to mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species. Even after 150 years of its publication,â€œThe origin of speciesâ€, still being debated mostly in a philosophical and theological perspective.The main aim for the Vatican is to re examine the work of scientific thinkers whose revolutionary ideas challenged religious belief like Galileo and Charles Darwin. The prestigious Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome will play the host for many scientists,philosophers and theologians from …
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The international journal of Developmental biology features some very interesting articles ,coming mostly from Spanish scientists. Currently this issue can be accessed from ” IN PRESS ARTICLES ” , which includes articles from very eminent scientists like Antonio GarcÃa-Bellido,Juan Pablo Couso, Gines Morata, Jaume BaguÃ±Ã , Ernesto SÃ¡nchez-Herrero and many more . The highlight for me is the one written by Alain Ghysen about the contributions of Antonio GarcÃa-Bellido to the field of developmental biology . Its in fact an interview of great man who pioneered developmental genetics, where …