What would happen if a second notochord was implanted in an embryo?

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Offline 113zami

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sorry, I didn't know where to post this qustion, there is no embryology section

if you implant a 2nd notochord under the one that is forming already in a developing frog embryo, what would you get?
my attempt is you would get somite or archentron since these are the things under the notocord, but I have no idea
can someone please help??

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I think the notochord induces a second neuralation event; animals in which the notochord accidentally divides can end up with two neuraxes.

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