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.
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Developmental biologists, cell biologists, genetics researchers, molecular biologists, and plant and animal biologists


Book information

  • Published: September 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-153175-1

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Dynamics of Assembly and Reorganization of Extracellular Matrix ProteinsSarah L. Dallas, Qian Chen and Pitchumani SivakumarChapter 2Selective Neuronal Degeneration in Huntington’s DiseaseCatherine M. Cowan and Lynn A. RaymondChapter 3RNAi Therapy for Neurodegenerative DiseasesRyan L. Boudreau, Beverly L. Davidson Chapter 4Fibrillins: from biogenesis of microfibrils to signaling functionsDirk Hubmacher, Kerstin Tiedemann, Dieter P. ReinhardtChapter 5Proteasomes from Structure to Function: Perspectives from ArchaeaJulie A. Maupin-Furlow, Matthew A. Humbard, P. Aaron Kirkland, Wei Li, Christopher J. Reuter, Amy J. Wright and G. ZhouChapter 6The cytomatrix as a cooperative system of macromolecular and water networks.V.A. SheperdChapter 7Intracellular Targeting of Phosphodiesterase-4 underpins compartmentalised cAMP SignallingMartin J Lynch, Elaine V Hill, Miles D. Houslay