Triploblastica

Triploblastica

[‚trip·ō′blas·tə·kə]
(zoology)
Animals that develop from three germ layers.
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It is useful for such studies because (1) it is an outgroup to the superphylum Triploblastica (=Bilateria; Fig.
The presence of only a single MGST in Nematostella may reflect the condition found in the cnidarian-triploblast ancestor; if so, this gene family appears to have undergone a significant expansion in the Triploblastica. Overall, for the shared reductive and conjugative genes, Nematostella seems to possess fewer representatives than sea urchin or human, suggesting potential expansion after the cnidarian triploblast split (Table 2).