Gene Symbol: ciap
Description: endoderm-specific alkaline phosphatase
Species: ciona intestinalis
- (beta)-catenin mediates the specification of endoderm cells in ascidian embryosK Imai
Department of Zoology, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
Development 127:3009-20. 2000..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...