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Hedgehogs make both fish and fly eyes

William Wells

Genome Biology 2000, 1:spotlight-20000929-02  doi:10.1186/gb-spotlight-20000929-02

Published: 29 September 2000

Hedgehog proteins drive waves of neuronal differentiation to create both fish and fly eyes, suggesting a common evolutionary origin of the animal eye.