Developmental Mechanisms Problem Set

Problem 4: Role of the optic vesicle in embryonic lens development

The formation of the lens from the ectoderm layer during frog embryonic development is dependent upon signals received from the underlying optic vesicle This is an example of:

A. embryonic induction
B. pattern formation
C. homeotic gene regulation
D. polarity in the embryo
E. apical dominance

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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
The University of Arizona
Thursday, October 30, 1997
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