Kaoru S Imai


Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan


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    Imai K, Satoh N, Satou Y. Early embryonic expression of FGF4/6/9 gene and its role in the induction of mesenchyme and notochord in Ciona savignyi embryos. Development. 2002;129:1729-38 pubmed
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    Imai K, Takada N, Satoh N, Satou Y. (beta)-catenin mediates the specification of endoderm cells in ascidian embryos. Development. 2000;127:3009-20 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that the accumulation of (beta)-catenin in the nuclei of endoderm progenitor cells is the first step in the process of ascidian endoderm specification...
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    Imai K, Satoh N, Satou Y. Region specific gene expressions in the central nervous system of the ascidian embryo. Mech Dev. 2002;119 Suppl 1:S275-7 pubmed
    ..In addition, the putative forebrain and midbrain expressed Ci-FgfL and Ci-Fgf9/16/20, respectively. Therefore, the regionalization of the ascidian larval central nervous system was also marked by the expression of Fgf genes...