The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Int. J. Dev. Biol. 43: 773 - 775 (1999)

Vol 43, Issue 7

Special Issue: The Hubrecht Laboratory

Fate mapping the mouse embryo

Published: 30 November -0001

K A Lawson

Hubrecht Laboratory, Netherlands Institute for Developmental Biology, Utrecht.


The use of clonal analysis to obtain a fate map of the epiblast of the mouse embryo and to investigate cell distribution during gastrulation and early neurulation is described in a personal reminiscence. A revised fate map of the epiblast at 6.5 days gestation is provided, and the development of 3-dimensional, quantitative image analysis techniques outlined.

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