Algal Morphogenesis

How Volvox Turns Itself Inside-Out

Douglas G. Cole, Mark Reedy

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Abstract

During its development, the multicellular green alga Volvox undergoes inversion, in which spherical embryos turn their multicellular sheet completely inside out. A mutant analysis has revealed that a novel kinesin motor protein is essential for completing this process.

Original languageEnglish
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume13
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 30 2003

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Volvox
Kinesin
kinesin
Chlorophyta
Algae
Morphogenesis
morphogenesis
Embryonic Structures
mutants
Proteins
proteins

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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Algal Morphogenesis : How Volvox Turns Itself Inside-Out. / Cole, Douglas G.; Reedy, Mark.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 13, No. 19, 30.09.2003.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

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