Developmental Vascular 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: October 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-153162-1

Table of Contents

Blood vessel signals during development and beyondHIFs, hypoxia, and vascular developmentBlood Vessel Patterning at the Embryonic MidlineWiring the vascular circuitry: from growth factors to guidance cuesVascular Endothelial Growth Factor and its Receptors in Embryonic Zebrafish Blood Vessel DevelopmentVascular extracellular matrix and aortic developmentGenetics in zebrafish, mouse and humans to dissect congenital heart disease: insights in the role of VEGFDevelopment of the Coronary VesselsNotch signaling in vascular development Identifying early vascular genes through gene trapping in mouse embryonic stem cells