Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Series Editor:

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

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. This volume contains six important contributions from leading minds in developmental biology.
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Developmental biologists, cell biologists, genetics researchers, and molecular biologists


Book information

  • Published: November 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-153163-8

Table of Contents

Early Events in the DNA Damage ResponseAfrotherian origins and interrelationships: New views and future prospectsThe role of antisense transcription in the regulation in of X-inactivationThe Genetics of Hiding the Corpse: Engulfment and Degradation of Apoptotic Cell in C. elegans and D. melanogasterBeginning and Ending an Actin Filament: Control at the barbed end Life Extension in the Dwarf Mouse