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What is it that defines an animal? The definition provided here, made on the basis of developmental biology, suggests methods for resolving phylogenetic problems.

Original publication

DOI

10.1038/361490a0

Type

Journal article

Journal

Nature

Publication Date

11/02/1993

Volume

361

Pages

490 - 492

Keywords

Animals, Gene Expression, Genes, Homeobox, Morphogenesis, Phylogeny