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Twins Raised from Separated Blastomeres Develop into Sexually Mature Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

Cameron, R. Andrew and Leahy, Patrick S. and Davidson, Eric H. (1996) Twins Raised from Separated Blastomeres Develop into Sexually Mature Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Developmental Biology, 178 (2). pp. 514-519. ISSN 0012-1606. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20121023-103311128

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Abstract

The first two blastomeres ofStrongylocentrotus purpuratusembryos were separated and the resulting twins raised in pairs through larval life and to sexual maturity. We derive two conclusions from this study: changes in the pattern of specification of embryonic cell fates following blastomere separation result in the creation of two sets of fully functional coelomic pouches and imaginal rudiments, and sex determination in sea urchins is chromosomal, since the pairs of twins were always of the same sex.


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Additional Information:© 1996 by Academic Press, Inc. Received 5 July 1996; Accepted 17 July 1996; Available online 22 April 2002. We thank Dr. Andy Ransick for a thoughtful and helpful review of a draft of the manuscript. We are pleased to acknowledge the expert technical assistance of Melinda Knox and Armenia Gregorians. This research was supported by NIH Grant RR06591.
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Official Citation:R.Andrew Cameron, Patrick S. Leahy, Eric H. Davidson, Twins Raised from Separated Blastomeres Develop into Sexually MatureStrongylocentrotus purpuratus, Developmental Biology, Volume 178, Issue 2, 15 September 1996, Pages 514-519, ISSN 0012-1606, 10.1006/dbio.1996.0235.
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