Developmental constraints

Zalts H and Yanai I. Developmental constraints shape the evolution of the nematode mid-developmental transition. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2017 doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0113 News & Views by Ronald E. Ellis Since the works of Ernst Haeckel and Karl Ernst von Baer in the 19th century, it has been recognized that a stage in mid-embryogenesis is remarkably conserved…

Developmental Milestones

Michal Levin, Tamar Hashimshony, Florian Wagner, and Itai Yanai. Developmental milestones punctuate gene expression in the Caenorhabditis embryo. Developmental Cell (May 2012) Developmental Cell paper Video Abstract Preview by Michael K Richardson: “A Phyloptypic Stage for All Animals?” Full Datasets: At GEO: GSE31422, GPL14142, GPL14143, GPL14144, GPL14145, and GPL14146 The complex process by which an animal develops from a single…