Developmental Mechanisms Problem Set

Problem 6: Spemann and Mangold's embryonic induction experiment

What amphibian embryonic tissue was shown by Spemann and Mangold to induce the formation of the neural plate, and in some cases, to induce a complete second embryo.

A. equatorial mesoderm
B. dorsal lip of the blastopore
C. yellow crescent
D. optic cup
E. zone of polarizing activity

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