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Ito Y et al. (2008) Assay

XHAPLN3 plays a key role in cardiogenesis by maintaining the hyaluronan matrix around heart anlage.

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vcan.L laevis NF stage 33 and 34 myocardium

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  Fig. 5. Xhas2 and Xversican affect cardiogenesis in combination with XHAPLN3. (A, B) Ventral views with anterior toward the left. (C–F) Lateral views with anterior toward the left and dorsal upwards. (A′–F′) Transverse sections of panels A–F embryos taken at respective positions of red lines. (A′–D′) Dorsal upwards. (E′, F′) Dorsal toward the left. so, somite; PCM, precardiac mesoderm; EC, endocardium; MC, myocardium. Scale bars in panels A–F and A′–F′ indicate 0.5 mm and 0.1 mm, respectively.
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