Advances in Developmental Biology, Volume 1a

Edited By

  • P.M. Wassarman, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA

The inaugural volume of Advances in Developmental Biology and Biochemistry paints a rather broad stroke through the field. Pattern formation and cellular communication during animal development, as well as Y chromosome function during mammalian development, are major themes of this volume. Several experimental systems, including mice, flies, and worms are considered.
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Book information

  • Published: January 1992
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-1-55938-348-6


Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (P.M. Wassarman). Y Chromosome Function in Mammalian Development (P.S. Burgoyne). A Super Family of Putative Developmental Signaling Molecules Related to the Protooncogene Wnt-1/int-1 (A.P. McMahon). Segmentation in Drosophila (K. Howard). Pattern Formation in Caenorhabditis Elegans (M. Han and P.W. Sternberg). Gap Junctional Communication During Mouse Development (N.B. Gilula, M.Nishi, and N. Kumar). Lens Differentiation and Oncogenesis in Transgenic Mice (H. Westphal). Subject Index.