Unformatted text preview: alcian blue and alizarin red. Arrow points to hindlimb rudiment. Hoxc6/8 expression in snakes extends through most of the length of the organism. Combination of these Hox genes specifies rib-bearing vertebrae and suppresses (fore)limb formation. Loss of hindlimbs apparently is due to loss of shh expression with a subsequent loss of the AER....
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- Fall '09
- DNA, limb expression, )limb formation., specifies rib-bearing vertebrae