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Spiders and Insects Share Ancestral Segmentation Gene

News   Aug 22, 2018 | Original Press Release from eLife Sciences

 
Spiders and Insects Share Ancestral Segmentation Gene

Silencing the Sox21b-1 gene in the spider Parasteatoda tepidariorum results in the loss of three leg-bearing segments and the posterior segment addition zone. Credit: Paese et al., 2018

 
 
 

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