Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Series Editor:

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

This serial provides a comprehensive survey of the major topics in the field of developmental biology. These 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: February 2007
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373748-9

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Contribution of Membrane Mucins to Tumor Progression through Modulation of Cellular Growth Signaling PathwaysKermit L. Carraway III, Melanie Funes, Heather C. Workman and Colleen SweeneyChapter 2Regulation of the Epithelial Sodium Channel by PeptidasesCarole Planès, and George H. CaugheyChapter 3Advances in Defining Regulators of Cementum Development and Periodontal RegenerationBrian L. Foster, Tracy E. Popowics, Hanson K. Fong, and Martha J. SomermanChapter 4Anabolic agents and the BMP pathwayI.R. Garrett Chapter 5The role of mammalian circadian proteins in normal physiology and genotoxic stress responsesRoman V. Kondratov, Victoria Y. Gorbacheva, Marina P. AntochChapter 6Autophagy and Cell Death Devrim Gozuacik and Adi Kimch