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. Volume 80 provides seven chapters on the latest research in developmental biology.
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Developmental biologists, cell biologists, genetics researchers, molecular biologists, and plant and animal biologists


Book information

  • Published: October 2007
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373914-8

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Similarities Between Angiogenesis and Neural Development: What Small Animal Models Can Tell UsChapter 2Junction restructuring and spermatogenesis: the biology, regulation, and implication in male contraceptive developmentChapter 3Substrates of the Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase System and Their Physiological RelevanceChapter 4Organic anion transporting polypeptides at the blood-brain and blood-cerebrospinal fluid barriersChapter 5Mechanisms and evolution of environmental responses in Caenorhabditis elegans Chapter 6Molluscan shell proteins: primary structure, origin and evolution Chapter 7Pathophysiology of the blood-brain barrier: animal models and methodsChapter 8Genetic manipulation of megakaryocytes to study platelet functionChapter 9Genetics and Epigenetics of the Multifunctional Protein CTCF