"Gills" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Paired respiratory organs of fishes and some amphibians that are analogous to lungs. They are richly supplied with blood vessels by which oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged directly with the environment.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gills" by people in Profiles.
An early chondrichthyan and the evolutionary assembly of a shark body plan. Proc Biol Sci. 2018 01 10; 285(1870).
Morphological And Molecular Analyses of an Anatomical Novelty: The Pelvic Fin Filaments of the South American Lungfish. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2017 01; 328(1-2):97-105.
Holocephalan embryos provide evidence for gill arch appendage reduction and opercular evolution in cartilaginous fishes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jan 25; 108(4):1507-12.
Chondrogenesis and homology of the visceral skeleton in the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea (Chondrichthyes: Batoidea). J Morphol. 2009 May; 270(5):628-43.
Shared developmental mechanisms pattern the vertebrate gill arch and paired fin skeletons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Apr 07; 106(14):5720-4.
Zebrafish gcm2 is required for gill filament budding from pharyngeal ectoderm. Dev Biol. 2004 Dec 15; 276(2):508-22.