Pattern formation. Hedgehog points the way

Curr Biol. 1994 Apr 1;4(4):347-50. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(00)00076-2.


Recent findings indicate that the Drosophila gene hedgehog and its vertebrate homologues act in analogous ways as signalling molecules that help provide cells with positional information during development.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cell Polarity / genetics
  • Drosophila / embryology*
  • Drosophila / genetics
  • Genes, Insect
  • Mutation
  • Signal Transduction / genetics