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Curr Biol. 1998 Feb 26;8(5):R175-7.

Gonad development: assembling the mammalian testis.

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Wellcome/CRC Institute, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QR, UK.

Abstract

Mammalian primordial germ cells migrate into gonads of either sex indiscriminately and may be functional even across a species barrier; but certain somatic cell lineages are attracted specifically into the male gonad and are absolutely required for the construction of the seminiferous cords of the testis.

PMID:
9501063
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(98)70104-6
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