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Dev Cell. November 1, 2001; 1 (5): 605-17.

Nodal signaling in early vertebrate embryos: themes and variations.

The nodal family of TGFbeta-related ligands have emerged as critical regulators of early vertebrate embryogenesis. Recent studies in mice, fish, and frogs of nodals and their intracellular transducers allow a comparison of how this signaling pathway is used in the patterning of early embryos of these different vertebrates.

PubMed ID: 11709181
Article link: Dev Cell.

Genes referenced: nodal nodal1 tgfb1

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