Table 3.

Summary of RA bead grafting studies

Whole-mount in situ hybridisation for
Islet2Hb9Hoxa3Hoxd4
StageGraftInductionnInductionnInductionnInductionnT
9/10RA1 in r2r3none5none2ndnd7
11RA1 in r3r4none4none3none3none818
9/10RA1 in r3r4r42r48r45r43/717
10RA5 in r3r4ndr4*5ndr41/38
50
  • RA1, 1×10-4 M; RA5, 5×10-4 M.

  • * Some induction was observed also in the contralateral r4

  • Number of embryos ectopically expressing Hoxd4 in r4/number of embryos analysed