Table 5

Neural tube structureGenes expressed at

Neuroepithelium
  Zic2 [104]
  Vangl2 [105]
Floor plate and notochord
  HNF3 [106]
  Vangl1 [107]
  Wnt3a [108]
  Cyp26a1 [8, 109]
  Shh [11]
  Map3k4 [110]
  Marcksl1 (Mlp) [18, 111]
  Traf4 [21, 95]
Notochord
  BMP7 [112]
  Brachyury [6]
  Shh [10, 11, 113, 114]
Surface ectoderm
  Fgf8 [115]
  Grainyhead-like 2 [116]
  BMP7 [104]
  Wnt6 [104]
  Notch1 [108]
Dorsolateral hinge points
  None
Tips of neural folds at E9.5
  Axin2 [117]
  Pax3 [118]
Dorsal roof of closed neural tube bridge
  Zic2 [104]
  Msx1 [104]
  Wnt1 [9, 119]
  BMP6 [119]
Tips of neural folds (surface ectoderm)
  Grainyhead-like 3 (in neural ectoderm at E8.5) [116]
  Par1 and Par2 [120]