gastrulation


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gas·tru·late

 (găs′trə-lāt′)
intr.v. gas·tru·lat·ed, gas·tru·lat·ing, gas·tru·lates
To form or become a gastrula.

gas′tru·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.
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gastrulation

(ˌɡæstrʊˈleɪʃən)
n
(Physiology) embryol the process in which a gastrula is formed from a blastula by the inward migration of cells
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gastrulation

The formation of a tube-shaped embryo with three germ layers. See ectoderm, endoderm, mesoderm.
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Noun1.gastrulation - the process in which a gastrula develops from a blastula by the inward migration of cells
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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Moreover, during ineffective erythropoiesis and observations on thalassemia patients the growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF15) and twisted gastrulation 1 (TWSG1) are two transforming growth factor-beta (TGF) family products produced and they likewise down-regulate hepcidin.
To implement this principle, Andrea Manfrin developed a method for exposing human embryonic stem cells in culture to gradients of morphogens, mimicking the real-life conditions of gastrulation, an early stage of the developing embryo where its cells begin to transform into different cell types and tissues.
After cleavage and gastrulation, a large lobe (the preoral lobe) forms at the anterior end, and the embryo undergoes extensive morphogenetic movements to set up the vitellaria body plan.
Loss of cofilin 1 disturbs actin dynamics, adhesion between enveloping and deep cell layers and cell movements during gastrulation in zebrafish.
Epidermoid cysts represent ectopic epidermal rest due to defect in neural tube closure during gastrulation. T2 bright lesions are partly suppressed by FLAIR, shows restricted diffusion which is diagnostic.
Finally, the secreted protein Twisted Gastrulation Homolog 1 (TWSG1) is known to bind bone morphogenetic proteins and to influence osteoblast maturation, even though with contrasting effects [55, 56].
Classical deletion of Myh9 in mice results in embryonic lethality due to the loss of cell-cell adhesion and cell movement during gastrulation [20,21].
Another observation is the link between bone morphogenic protein 7 (BMP7) and twisted gastrulation (Tsg); loss of BMP7 combined with a complete loss or half-dose of Tsg in mice models was associated with sirenomelia [20].
ELABELA/Toddler signaling is motogenic, and its absence or overproduction reduces the movement of mesendodermal zebrafish cells during gastrulation, inhibiting proper development [38].
It is thought that growth differentiation factor 15 excreted from late and apoptotic erythroid precursors due to ineffective erythropoiesis, twisted gastrulation protein homolog 1 excreted from early erythroid precursors and increasing hypoxia-inducible factors due to chronic anaemia and hypoxia lead to a decrease in the synthesis of hepcidin (3-5).
Followed by gastrulation, blastula will be changed into pluteus larval stage where it exhibits the sea urchin characteristics.