Skip to main content
Email Print Share

All Images

Press Release 10-128

From the Heart: How Cells Divide to Form Different but Related Muscle Groups

Discovery of an evolutionary trait from our earliest ancestors could provide insight into the early development of human embryos

Back to article | Note about images

This video explains how studies of developing sea squirts provide scientists with clues about the evolutionary origin of the heart-jaw connection in vertebrates.

Credit: National Science Foundation


Cover of the July 30, 2010, issue of Science magazine.

"Early Chordate Origins of the Vertebrate Second Heart Field" appears in the July 30 issue of the journal Science.

Credit: Copyright AAAS 2010

Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (844 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.