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fgf17  -  fibroblast growth factor 17

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Synonyms: FGF-17, FGF-17b, Fibroblast growth factor 17, Fibroblast growth factor 17b, SO:0000704, ...
 
 
 
 
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High impact information on fgf17b

  • Overexpression of fgf17b dorsalizes zebrafish gastrulae by enhancing expression of chordin (chd), which is an antagonist of the ventralizing signals BMPs [1].
  • The first phase of fgf17b expression occurs in the blastodermal margin of late blastulae and in the embryonic shield of early gastrulae [1].

References

  1. fgf17b, a novel member of Fgf family, helps patterning zebrafish embryos. Cao, Y., Zhao, J., Sun, Z., Zhao, Z., Postlethwait, J., Meng, A. Dev. Biol. (2004) [Pubmed]
 
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