Gene Symbol: FGF8
Description: fibroblast growth factor 8
Alias: fibroblast growth factor 8, fibroblast growth factor 8 (androgen-induced), fibroblast growth factor-8a
Species: gray short-tailed opossum

Top Publications

  1. Keyte A, Smith K. Developmental origins of precocial forelimbs in marsupial neonates. Development. 2010;137:4283-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results show a surprising evolutionary flexibility in the early limb development program of amniotes and rule out the induction of the limb fields by mature structures such as the somites or mesonephros...
  2. Moustakas J, Smith K, Hlusko L. Evolution and development of the mammalian dentition: insights from the marsupial Monodelphis domestica. Dev Dyn. 2011;240:232-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We show that the tooth germs of M. domestica express fibroblast growth factor (FGF) genes and Sprouty genes in a manner similar to wild-type mouse molar germs, but with a few key differences...