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fzd8a  -  frizzled class receptor 8a

Danio rerio

Synonyms: SO:0000704, fz5, fz8a, fzc, wu:fd02c05, ...
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  • We have previously identified a zebrafish frizzled8a (fz8a) gene expressed in the presumptive anterior neuroectoderm as well as prechordal plate at the late gastrula stage [1].


  1. Specification of an anterior neuroectoderm patterning by Frizzled8a-mediated Wnt8b signalling during late gastrulation in zebrafish. Kim, S.H., Shin, J., Park, H.C., Yeo, S.Y., Hong, S.K., Han, S., Rhee, M., Kim, C.H., Chitnis, A.B., Huh, T.L. Development (2002) [Pubmed]
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