Antedon


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Noun1.Antedon - a genus of echinoderms of the family AntedonidaeAntedon - a genus of echinoderms of the family Antedonidae
echinoderm genus - a genus of echinoderms
Comatula, genus Comatula - former usage synonymous with Antedon
comatulid, feather star - free-swimming stalkless crinoid with ten feathery arms; found on muddy sea bottoms
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For instance, the crinoid Antedon mediterranea appears unable to autotomize internal organs.
Antedon mediterranea were observed for the first time of the dredge study in November.
By using this approach, members of the Bmp, TGF-beta, and Hox gene families were found to be associated with arm regeneration in the crinoids Antedon bifida and Antedon mediterranea (Thorndyke et al.
For example, after evisceration in the crinoid Antedon mediterranea the anlage of the intestine appears by day 3, while differentiation of the enterocytes begins by day 5 (Mozzi et al, 2006).
Similarly, it has recently been proposed that the coelomic epithelium plays a crucial role in gut regeneration in the crinoid Antedon mediterranea.
Mechanisms of arm regeneration in Antedon mediterranea (Echinodermata, Crinoidea).
Conversely, regeneration of the arm in the crinoid Antedon mediterranea is an epimorphi c process in which a regenerative blastema is formed (Candia Carnevali et at.