paraxial mesoderm


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Related to paraxial mesoderm: notochord, Intermediate mesoderm, somitic mesoderm

par·ax·i·al mes·o·derm

the mesoderm lying at either side of the midline embryonic notochord; on segmentation, it forms the paired somites.

paraxial mesoderm

Mesoderm lying immediately lateral to the neural tube and notochord.
See also: mesoderm
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Tajbakhsh et al., "Transplacental delivery of the Wnt antagonist Frzb1 inhibits development of caudal paraxial mesoderm and skeletal myogenesis in mouse embryos," Development, vol.
Interestingly, there are 3 genes which, when mutated, not only affect paraxial mesoderm production in the mouse [109, 292, 298] but also result in an NTD phenotype in the mouse.
The cephalic paraxial mesoderm produces voluntary facial muscle and endothelial cells, whereas CrnNC produce craniofacial connective tissue, such as dentin, dental pulp, facial cartilage, viscerocranium bones, and the anterior region of the skull base.
An amphioxus snail gene: expression in paraxial mesoderm and neural plate suggests a conserved role in patterning the chordate embryo.
Vertebrates have three types of embryonic tissue not present in invertebrates: neural crest cells, ectodermic placodes, and a modified paraxial mesoderm. This triad of tissues gives rise to all the novel elements of the vertebrate head.