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.
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.