inductive

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inductive

1. relating to, involving, or operated by electrical or magnetic induction
2. Logic Maths of, relating to, or using induction
3. Biology producing a reaction within an organism, esp induction in embryonic tissue
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We believe that nemerteans exhibit a derived developmental condition, and agree with previous reports that the ancestral spiralian developmental condition was one in which equal, quartet spiral cleavage occurred, and quadrant fates and axial properties were established epigenetically via inductive interactions (26).
Secreted and membrane-bound signaling molecules, their receptors, and a series of intracellular signal transducers are key molecular components of inductive interactions.
We suggest that Msx gene activity may provide a useful marker for inductive interactions that may be perturbed during the stresses of space flight.