Signal Transduction Pathways in Development: Hedgehog Proteins and their Receptors
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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van den Heuvel, M. 2001. Signal Transduction Pathways in Development: Hedgehog Proteins and their Receptors. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
The Hedgehog proteins comprise a family of secreted signalling proteins of crucial importance for development of metazoan animals. The signalling pathway downstream of Hedgehog proteins is highly conserved in evolution. Loss or misactivation of the Hh signalling pathway can lead to pathogenesis.
- signal transduction