The world's first wiki where authorship really matters (Nature Genetics, 2008). Due credit and reputation for authors. Imagine a global collaborative knowledge base for original thoughts. Search thousands of articles and collaborate with scientists around the globe.

wikigene or wiki gene protein drug chemical gene disease author authorship tracking collaborative publishing evolutionary knowledge reputation system wiki2.0 global collaboration genes proteins drugs chemicals diseases compound
Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)
 
 
 

Blood-borne seeding by hematopoietic and endothelial precursors from the allantois.

Until now the allantois has not been considered as a hematopoietic organ. Here we report experimental evidence demonstrating the in situ emergence of both hematopoietic and endothelial precursors in the avian allantoic bud. When the prevascularized allantoic bud from a quail embryo was grafted in the coelom of a chicken host, hematopoietic and endothelial cells later were found in the bone marrow of the host. Because the graft was located at a distance from the limb bud, these cells could reach the bone marrow only by the circulatory pathway. This blood-borne seeding may be accomplished by distinct hematopoietic and endothelial precursors, or by hemangioblasts, the postulated common precursors of these two lineages; we consider the latter interpretation more likely. We also show by reverse transcription-PCR that the allantois region expresses very early the GATA genes involved in hematopoiesis and some beta-globin chain genes.[1]

References

  1. Blood-borne seeding by hematopoietic and endothelial precursors from the allantois. Caprioli, A., Jaffredo, T., Gautier, R., Dubourg, C., Dieterlen-Lièvre, F. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (1998) [Pubmed]
 
WikiGenes - Universities