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Taste bud progenitors (GW9.5)

This movie shows the distribution of the nuclei (white) of taste bud progenitors covering the tongue surface. This pattern has been shown to be determined by the...

Left hand sensory innervation (GW9.5)

This movie shows the organization of sensory nerve branches in a left hand. Two overlapping markers (yellow and cyan) were used with the cyan one detecting the thinnest...

Tongue innervation (GW7), Segmented

This movie depicts the origin and arborization of four cranial nerves innervating the developing tongue. The nerves have been segmented and rendered in pseudo colors.

Sensory innervation of the leg (GW7)

Starting with a side view of the lower body and leg (yellow, external surface), this movie shows the sensory nerves (white) which innervate the developing leg .

Cranial nerves segmentation (GW7)

Despite its physiological importance, the develoment of the twelve pairs of cranial nerves remains poorly defined in the Human embryo. This movie shows an individual...

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