Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Edited by

  • Roger Pedersen, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, U.S.A.
  • Gerald Schatten, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, U.S.A.

Current Topics in Developmental Biology, Volume 45 surveys the major issues at the forefront of developmental biology. This volume, like others in the serial, is valuable to researchers in the fields of animal and plant development, and to students and other professionals who want an introduction to current topics in cellular and molecular approaches to developmental biology. Chapters on the nervous system, reproductive system, and flowering introduce new models and concepts for understanding these processes.
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Graduate students and researchers in developmental, cell, and neurobiology, as well as genetics, molecular biology, and plant science.


Book information

  • Published: May 1999
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-153145-4

Table of Contents

P.W. Becraft, Development of the Leaf Epidermis.G. Giudice, Genes and Their Products in Sea Urchin Development.A. Camus and P.P.L. Tam, The Organizer of the Gastrulating Mouse Embryo.J.L. Bowman, S.F. Baum, Y. Eshed, J. Putterill, and J. Alvarez, Molecular Genetics of Gynoecium Development in Arabidopsis.B. Scheres and R. Heidstra, Digging Out Roots: Pattern Formation, Cell Division, and Morphogenesis in Plants.Index.Contents of Previous Volumes.