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Gaining traction: What Hippos can teach us about vertebrate embryonic morphogenesis

Posted by on January 19th, 2018

In our recently published paper, we discovered that the Hippo pathway transcription factors have an unexpected role in creating the conditions for the zebrafish body to extend posteriorly during embryogenesis, as well to form the precursors of the dorsal and ventral fins. Here is the backstory of the twists and turns that lead to these[…]