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The biology of coral metamorphosis: Molecular responses of larvae to inducers of settlement and metamorphosis

Grasso, Lauretta; Negri, A.P.; Foret, Sylvain; Saint, Robert; Hayward, David; Miller, David J.; Ball, Eldon

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Like many other cnidarians, corals undergo metamorphosis from a motile planula larva to a sedentary polyp. In some sea anemones such as Nematostella this process is a smooth transition requiring no extrinsic stimuli, but in many corals it is more complex

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68376
Source: Developmental Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2011.02.010

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