Insect segmentation. A glance posterior

Curr Biol. 1994 Sep 1;4(9):811-4. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(00)00179-2.

Abstract

Segmentation gene expression patterns can be radically different in some short-germ and long-germ insects, but other types of short/intermediate-germ insects may use Drosophila-like segmentation mechanisms.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Drosophila / genetics
  • Drosophila / growth & development
  • Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental
  • Genes, Insect
  • Grasshoppers / genetics
  • Grasshoppers / growth & development
  • Insecta / genetics*
  • Insecta / growth & development*
  • Manduca / genetics
  • Manduca / growth & development
  • Species Specificity
  • Tribolium / genetics
  • Tribolium / growth & development