Left-right determination

Pilar Ruiz-Lozano*, Aimee K. Ryan, Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte

*Corresponding author for this work

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Recent advances have given us new insights into the molecular basis of organ position. A gene cascade that determines left-right positioning of organ primordia has emerged. In here we present the current knowledge of the molecular determinants of organ positioning during vertebrate embryogenesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-262
Number of pages5
JournalTrends in Cardiovascular Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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