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 ten important contributions from leading minds in developmental biology.
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Developmental biologists, cell biologists, genetics researchers, and molecular biologists


Book information

  • Published: January 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-153165-2

Table of Contents

Tales of cannibalism, suicide, and murder: programmed cell death in C. elegansFrom Guts to Brains: Using Zebrafish Genetics to Understand the Innards of OrganogenesisSynaptic vesicle docking; a putative role for the Munc18/Sec1 protein familyATP-dependent Chromatin RemodelingSelf destruct programmes in the processes of developing neurons.Multiple Roles of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in skeletal development, growth and repairG-protein coupled receptors and calcium signaling in developmentDifferential function of 14-3-3 isoforms in vertebrate developmentZebrafish notochordal basement membrane: signaling and structureSonic Hedgehog Signalling and the Developing Tooth