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Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Sep;1232:309-15. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06071.x.

Molecular aspects of esophageal development.

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College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Abstract

The following on molecular aspects of esophageal development contains commentaries on esophageal striated myogenesis and transdifferentiation; conversion from columnar into stratified squamous epithelium in the mouse esophagus; the roles for BMP signaling in the developing esophagus and forestomach; and evidence of a direct conversion from columnar to stratified squamous cells in the developing esophagus.

PMID:
21950820
PMCID:
PMC3568516
DOI:
10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06071.x
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