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Research Article

The Bilaterian Head Patterning Gene six3/6 Controls Aboral Domain Development in a Cnidarian

  • Chiara Sinigaglia,

    Affiliation: Sars Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

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  • Henriette Busengdal,

    Affiliation: Sars Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

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  • Lucas Leclère,

    Affiliation: Sars Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

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  • Ulrich Technau,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Evolution and Development, Centre of Organismal Systems Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Fabian Rentzsch mail

    fabian.rentzsch@sars.uib.no

    Affiliation: Sars Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

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  • Published: February 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001488

About the Authors

Chiara Sinigaglia, Henriette Busengdal, Lucas Leclère, Fabian Rentzsch
Sars Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Ulrich Technau
Department of Molecular Evolution and Development, Centre of Organismal Systems Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Corresponding Author

Email: fabian.rentzsch@sars.uib.no

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Commented on the manuscript: LL UT. Conceived and designed the experiments: CS UT FR. Performed the experiments: CS HB LL FR. Analyzed the data: CS LL FR. Wrote the paper: CS FR.