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Genes involved in tissue and organ development
What distinguishes ectoderm from epidermis?
Genes expressed in the amnioserosa
Genes expressed in ectoderm and epidermis
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The ectoderm is the outer germ layer of the embryo, to be distinguished from the endoderm and mesoderm. Epidermis, derived from ectoderm, is the outer epithelial layer of the embryo, larva and adult; it secretes cuticle, the exoskeleton of the fly.
Genes involved in tissue development
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