Publications

3/28/18: Dr. Tetsuya Nakamura has a new publication

Dr. Tetsuya Nakamura has a new publication that revealed the genetic programs underlying the development of unpaired and paired fins in fish. This research has shed light on the evoluitonary history of our appendages. 

Letelier J, Calle-Mustienes E, Pieretti J, Naranjo S, Maeso I, Nakamura T, Pascual-Anaya J, Shubin NH, Schneider I, Martinez-Morales JR & Gómez-Skarmeta JL.  A conserved Shh cis-regulatory module highlights a common developmental origin of unpaired and paired fins        Nature Genetics. 2018