Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Edited by

  • Gerald Schatten, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, U.S.A.

Together with other volumes in this series, Volume 53 presents thoughtful and forward-looking articles on developmental biology and developmental medicine. The exceptional reviews in this volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology will be valuable to both clinical and fundamental researchers, as well as students and other professionals who want an introduction to current topics in cellular and molecular approaches to developmental biology and clinical problems of aberrant development. This volume in particular will be essential reading for anyone interested in stem cells, signaling, medical implications of developmental determinants, hematopoeisis, axis specification, and molecular genetics of development.
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Developmental biologists, cell biologists, genetics researchers, and molecular biologists.


Book information

  • Published: December 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-153153-9

Table of Contents

The Developmental Roles and Clinical Significance of Hedgehog Signaling. Genomic Imprinting: Could the Chromatin Structure be the Driving Force? The Ontogeny of Hematopoiesis: Examining the Emergence of Hematopoietic Cells in the Vertebrate Embryo. Patterning the Sea Urchin Embryo: Gene Regulatory Networks, Signaling Pathways and Cellular Interactions.