Essential role for the SLK protein kinase in embryogenesis and placental tissue development (pages 640–651)
Khalid N. Al-Zahrani, Prabhjot Sekhon, Daniel R. Tessier, Julien Yockell-Lelievre, Benjamin R. Pryce, Kyla D. Baron, Grant A. Howe, Roshan K. Sriram, Kate Daniel, Marlene Mckay, Vivian Lo, Jennifer Quizi, Christina L. Addison, Andrée Gruslin and Luc A. Sabourin
Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/dvdy.24106
- SLK is expressed throughout the developing mouse embryo.
- Absence of SLK results embryonic defects predominantly in the myogenic and neurogenic compartments.
- SLK deletion results in impaired vascularization and placental defects.