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Bio 127 - Section III Organogenesis Paraxial and Intermediate Mesoderm Gilbert 9e – Chapter 11.

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1 Bio Section III Organogenesis Paraxial and Intermediate Mesoderm Gilbert 9e – Chapter 11

2 Organogenesis Encompasses : The Emergence of the Ectoderm Neural Crest Cells and Axonal Specificity Paraxial and Intermediate Mesoderm Lateral Plate Mesoderm Endoderm

3 Student Learning Objectives 1. You should understand that the mesoderm forms all of the organs between the ectodermal wall and the endodermal tissues. 2. You should understand that the paraxial mesoderm forms structures at the back of the embryo surrounding the spinal cord, including the somites and their derivative cartilage, bone, muscle and dermis. 3. You should understand that the intermediate mesoderm forms the structures of the urogenital tract, including the kidneys, gonads, ductwork and the adrenal cortex. 4. You should understand that the mesoderm helps both the ectoderm and the endoderm form their own tissues.

4 The mesoderm forms during gastrulation and neurulation, same as ectoderm

5 Major lineages of the mesoderm Somite Terminology: sclerotome: vertebral and rib cartilage myotome: muscles of back, rib cage, abdomen dermamyotome: dermal cells, limb muscle syndetome: most dorsal, tendons arthrotome: most central, vertebral joints/discs, proximal ribs “unnamed”: most posterior, dorsal aorta and intervertebral arteries

6 Paraxial mesoderm is made up of head mesoderm and somites We’ll look closely at the somites.... The head mesoderm forms the muscles and connective tissues of the head and eyes. It even forms under the direction of different transcription factors and suffers different disease states.

7 Somitogenesis 1.Establishment of periodicity 2.Fissure formation (separation) 3.Epithelialization 4.Specification 5.Differentiation

8 Somitogenesis: Periodicity Periodic formation of somites is inherant to the cells of the mesoderm Every 90 minutes in chick (less exact in mice) Total of 50 in chick 65 in mice 500 in snakes Notch and Wnt signals oscillate like a clock FGF signals sweep rostral-to-caudal in wave

9 Delta-Notch are expressed at presumptive boundaries Delta-Notch dictates WHERE a somite will form

10 Notch controls the wavelike expression of hairy1 The posterior edge is the edge that signals separation Where Notch is expressed Hairy-1 stays on long-term

11 Fissure Formation: Separation from unsegmented mesoderm The FGF wavefront sets up an oscillation in Wnt and Notch signaling as it passes Notch expression gives final position of Hairy-1 Hairy-1 causes Ephrin expression which repels neighbors (remember how Ephrin repelled motor axons here also)

12 Epithelialization of somites That same posterior edge starts mesenchymal to epithelial transition - N-cadherin - rho family - actin change

13 Specification of paraxial mesoderm occurs early due to Hox expression.... transplants form what they would have in original position

14 Determination and differentiation in somites All of the cells of the somite are competent to form all of the derivative cell types –cartilage, bone, muscle, tendons, dermis, vascular cells, meninges Their fate depends on their position near the neural tube, notochord, epidermis and intermediate mesoderm

15 Determination and differentiation in somites First step is notochord induction of sclerotome Epithelial to mesenchymal transition causes them to migrate to form vertebral cartilage, leaves dermamyotome epithelium

16 Determination and differentiation in somites The second step is the segregation of dermamyotome Central and bilateral myotome surrounds dermatome

17 Determination and differentiation in somites Dermatome forms back dermis, brown fat - Primaxial myotome forms back and intercostal muscles - Abaxial myotome forms abdominal muscle, tongue, limbs - Central myotome proliferates madly and makes most cells

18 Figure Primaxial and abaxial domains of vertebrate mesoderm (Part 2)

19 Mechanisms of Tissue Formation from Somites Myogenesis: Muscle Formation Osteogenesis: Bone Formation Vascular Replacement in the Dorsal Aorta The Syndetome: Tendon Formation

20 Myogenesis: Muscle Formation The paraxial, abaxial and central somite Cells in the center give rise to satellite cells –maybe stem cells, maybe committed progenitors –remain viable for the life of the organism –exit cell cycle upon injury and differentiate to muscle Classic skeletal muscle differentiation –paracrine signals induce MyoD, Myf-5 –TFs for muscle genes and for themselves!

21 Myogenesis: Muscle Formation muscle satellite cells don’t express MyoD until injury Adult muscle cells (myotubes) are large and multinucleated

22 Myogenesis: Muscle Formation

23 In culture it doesn’t matter what species you place together they will fuse.

24 Osteogenesis: Bone Formation Four different sources of bone: –Somites form the axial skeleton –Lateral plate mesoderm form the limb skeleton –Cranial neural crest forms the bones of face and head –Mesodermal mesenchyme in patella, periosteum Two different processes: –Endochondrial ossification in the first two –Intramembraneous ossification in the second two

25 Osteogenesis: Bone Formation Endochondrial literally means “within cartilage” - vertebrae - ribs - pelvis - limbs Shh bone model hypertrophic chondrocytes leave cell cycle, enlarge, calcify their ECM and then apoptose

26 Osteogenesis: Bone Formation The calcified ECM plus Ihh cause bone cells (osteoblasts) to differentiate from somite progenitors The step-wise progression continues out away from the center – “growth plates” Bone growth ceases when the secondary center finishes up The center is remodeled by osteoclasts from the blood to form marrow

27 Osteogenesis: Bone Formation No calciumNormal bone formation

28 Endochondrial Ossification of Vertebrae 1. Sclerotome mesenchyme are attracted by notochord and neural tube secretions 2. As motor axons extend toward muscles they go through sclerotome and split them rostral-to-caudal The caudal end of one then recombines with the rostral end of the next to form the bone model and then bone

29 Vascular Replacement in the Dorsal Aorta Blood vessels are a single layer of endothelium surrounded by multiple layers of smooth muscle The dorsal (or descending) aorta forms a primary model by vasculogenesis and then both the endothelium and smooth muscle are replaced by somite. (the same thing happens to the ascending aorta by neural crest cells!)

30 The Syndetome: Tendon Formation Tendon joins bone to muscle. The last row of sclerotome is induced by the overlying myotome to differentiate into those connectors.

31 Formation of the Kidneys from Intermediate Mesoderm The adult kidney is very complex –A single nephron has 10,000 cells, 12 cell types –Each is positioned exactly for its job relative to others The embryo increasingly needs to filter blood –IM mesoderm 1 st forms organizer, the pronephric duct –This tissue then induces three stages of kidney –The first two are transitory, the third persists

32 General scheme of development in the vertebrate kidney Nephric duct is the primitive organizer: Wolffian Duct Pronephros is functional in fish, amphibians, not in mammals, then degenerates Mesonephros is functional in some mammals, including humans, degenerates in females, forms epididymous and vas deferens.

33 Metanephros formed by reciprocal induction with Wolffian Duct Intermediate mesoderm mesenchyme develops into kidney, while....

34 Figure Kidney induction observed in vitro....the Wolffian Duct matures into the collecting duct

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