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Volume 2 (3); 2006


Amphioxus: a peaceful anchovy fillet to illuminate Chordate Evolution (II)
Jordi Garcia-Fernàndez
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 93-94
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Hox genes are not always Colinear
Ana Sara Monteiro, David E.K. Ferrier
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 95-103
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Genome duplications of early vertebrates as a possible chronicle of the evolutionary history of the neural crest
Hiroshi Wada, Kaz Makabe
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 133-141
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Exploring developmental, functional, and evolutionary aspects of amphioxus sensory cells
Gouki Satoh
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 142-148
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A gene catalogue of the amphioxus nervous system
Èlia Benito-Gutiérrez
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 149-160
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Research Paper

An amphioxus LIM-homeobox gene, AmphiLim1/5, expressed early in the invaginating organizer region and later in differentiating cells of the kidney and central nervous system
James A. Langeland, Linda Z. Holland, Roger A. Chastain, Nicholas D. Holland
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 110-116
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S-nitrosogluthathione reductase activity of amphioxus ADH3: insights into the nitric oxide metabolism
Laura Godoy, Roser Gonzàlez-Duarte, Ricard Albalat
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 117-124
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Phylogenetic analysis of Amphioxus genes of the proprotein convertase family, including aPC6C, a marker of epithelial fusions during embryology
Stéphanie Bertrand, Alain Camasses, Mathilde Paris, Nicholas D. Holland, Hector Escriva
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 125-132
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Prospective protochordate homologs of vertebrate midbrain and MHB, with some thoughts on MHB origins
Thurston C. Lacalli
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2006, 2: 104-109
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