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Anatomical Studies of the Mouse Genital Tubercle

  • Laurence S. Baskin
  • Wenhui Liu
  • Jacob Bastacky
  • Selcuk Yucel
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 545)

Abstract

To study the etiology of hypospadias, we propose the use of a mouse model, the embryonic mouse genital tubercle. In this study, we define the development of the mouse genital tubercle with special emphasis on urethral formation demonstrating anatomical similarities to human development.

Keywords

Urogenital Sinus Urethral Meatus Urethral Plate Penile Shaft Anterior Urethra 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence S. Baskin
    • 1
  • Wenhui Liu
  • Jacob Bastacky
  • Selcuk Yucel
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of CaliforniaSan Francisco

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