Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Other | April 1, 2006

bySchatten, Gerald P., Gerald P. Schatten

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Current Topics in Developmental Biology provides a comprehensive survey of the major topics in the field of developmental biology. The volumes are valuable to researchers in animal and plant development, as well as to students and professionals who want an introduction to cellular and molecular mechanisms of development. The series has recently passed its 30-year mark, making it the longest-running forum for contemporary issues in developmental biology.

* Includes over 25 color tables
* Topics covered include stem cells, zygotes, hepatocyte cell cycle, and mammary gland functions in seals
* Six chapters edited by the most authoritative figures in their fields of study

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Current Topics in Developmental Biology provides a comprehensive survey of the major topics in the field of developmental biology. The volumes are valuable to researchers in animal and plant development, as well as to students and professionals who want an introduction to cellular and molecular mechanisms of development. The series has...

Format:OtherDimensions:352 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2006Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:008046341X

ISBN - 13:9780080463414

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Defending the Zygote: Search for the Ancestral Animal Block to Polyspermy

Chapter 2
Dishevelled: A Mobile Scaffold Catalyzing Development

Chapter 3
Sensory Organs - Making and Breaking the Pre-Placodal Region

Chapter 4
Regulation of Hepatocyte Cell Cycle Progression and Differentiation by Type I Collagen Structure

Chapter 5
Engineering stem cells into organs: Topobiological Transformations Demonstrated by Beak, Feather and Other Ectodermal Organ Morphogenesis

Chapter 6
Fur Seal Adaptations to Lactation - Insights into Mammary Gland Function