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Neural Induction by Fragments of Dead Tissues and Organs of Amphibia and Mammalia in the Ectoderm of the Anuran Gastrula


IN the springs of 1934 and 1935, experiments were made on the influence of pieces of dead tissue (killed by means of desiccation, boiling and treatment with alcohol) on the ectoderm of the gastrula of Anura, and tests were carried out in which parts of organs of tadpoles and adult Mammalia were implanted into the blastocœle cavity of the gastrula.

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    Holtfreter, J., Archiv Entwicklungsmech., 132, 225 and 302 (1934).

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