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acvr2b  -  activin A receptor, type IIB

Danio rerio

Synonyms: SO:0000704, actr2b, actrIIb, wu:fj97d11
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  • These studies revealed previously uncharacterized roles for acvr2a and acvr2b in hindbrain and NCC patterning, in NCC derived pharyngeal arch cartilage and joint formation, and in tooth development [1].


  1. Zebrafish acvr2a and acvr2b exhibit distinct roles in craniofacial development. Albertson, R.C., Payne-Ferreira, T.L., Postlethwait, J., Yelick, P.C. Dev. Dyn. (2005) [Pubmed]
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