Comparative embryology without a microscope: using genomic approaches to understand the evolution of development.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

Until recently, understanding developmental conservation and change has relied on embryological comparisons and analyses of single genes. Several studies, including one recently published in BMC Biology, have now taken a genomic approach to this classical problem, providing insights into how selection operates differentially across the life cycle.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Garfield, DA; Wray, GA

Published Date

  • January 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 65 -

PubMed ID

  • 19664180

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2736668

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1475-4924

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1478-5854

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/jbiol161


  • eng