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Our publications on tardigrades (more to come!)
Tenlen, J.R., S. McCaskill and B. Goldstein (2013). RNA interference can be used to disrupt gene function in tardigrades. Development Genes and Evolution (in press).
Gabriel WN, McNuff R, Patel SK, Gregory TR, Jeck WR, Jones CD and Goldstein B (2007). The Tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini, a New Model for Studying the Evolution of Development. Developmental Biology 312:545-559. (F1000 review)
Gabriel WN and Goldstein B (2007). Segmental Expression of Pax3/7 and Engrailed Homologs in Tardigrade Development. Development Genes and Evolution 217: 421-433. (F1000 review)
Goldstein B and Blaxter M (2002). Tardigrades. Current Biology 12: R475.
Our development of tardigrades as a model for studying the
evolution of developmental mechanisms has been supported by
National Science Foundation grant number 0235658
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