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: May 2007
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373913-1

Table of Contents

Chapter 1The Development of Synovial JointsIM. Khan, SN. Redman, R. Williams, GP. Dowthwaite, SF. Oldfield, & CW. ArcherChapter 2Development of a Sexually Differentiated Behavior and its Underlying CNS Arousal FunctionsLee-Ming Kow, Cristina Florea , Marlene Schwanzel-Fukuda, Nino Devidze, Hosein Kami Kia, Anna Lee, Jin Zhou, David MacLaughlin , Patricia Donahoe, Donald PfaffChapter 3Phosphodiesterases Regulate Airway Smooth Muscle Function in Health and DiseaseVera P. Krymskaya and Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr.Chapter 4Role of astrocytes in matching blood flow to neuronal activityDanica Jakovcevic, David R. HarderChapter 5Elastin-elastases and inflamm’ agingFrank Antonicelli, Georges Bellon, Laurent Debelle, William HornebecChapter 6A Phylogenetic Approach to Mapping Cell FateStephen J. Salipante, Marshall S. Horwitz