"Nodal Protein" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The founding member of the nodal signaling ligand family of proteins. Nodal protein was originally discovered in the region of the mouse embryo primitive streak referred to as HENSEN'S NODE. It is expressed asymmetrically on the left side in chordates and plays a critical role in the genesis of left-right asymmetry during vertebrate development.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Nodal Protein" by people in Profiles.
Dubrulle J, Jordan BM, Akhmetova L, Farrell JA, Kim SH, Solnica-Krezel L, Schier AF. Response to Nodal morphogen gradient is determined by the kinetics of target gene induction. Elife. 2015 Apr 14; 4.
Inbal A, Kim SH, Shin J, Solnica-Krezel L. Six3 represses nodal activity to establish early brain asymmetry in zebrafish. Neuron. 2007 Aug 02; 55(3):407-15.