Mechanisms of Regeneration

Edited by

  • Brigitte Galliot, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Switzerland

This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers the area of mechanisms in regeneration. With an international board of authors, it provides a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as control of growth during regeneration, skeletal muscle degeneration and regeneration in mammals and flies, and suppression of regeneration in mammals.
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Researchers in cell, developmental, and molecular biology; genetics


Book information

  • Published: February 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-391498-9

Table of Contents

1. Mechanisms of Systemic Wound Response in Drosophila
Won-Jae Lee and Masayuki Miura
2. Dying to Go Through Again: Apoptosis and Regeneration
Brigitte Galliot
3. Control of Growth During Regeneration
Gongping Sun and Kenneth D. Irvine
4. Genomic Output Plasticity and Regeneration
Alejandro Sanchez Alvardo
5. Re-Engineering Development to Instruct Tissue Regeneration
Tonnarelli B, Centola M, Barbero A, Zeller R, and Martin Ivan
6. Post-Embryonic Organogenesis of the Digestive Tube: Why does it Occur in Worms and Sea Cucumbers but Fails in Humans?
Vladimir S. Mashanov, Olga Zueva, and José E. García-Arrarás
7. Skeletal Muscle Degeneration and Regeneration in Mice and Flies
Mamta Rai, Upendra Nongthomba, and Miranda D. Grounds
8. Aging and Regeneration in Vertebrates
Konstantinos Sousounis, Joelle A. Baddour, and Panagiotis A. Tsonis
9. Genetic and Epigenetic Controls of Plant Regeneration
Lin Xu and Hai Huang
10. The Hormonal Control of Regeneration in Plants
Ying Hua Su and Xian Sheng Zhang
11. Mathematical Modeling of Regenerative Processes
Osvaldo Chara, Elly M. Tanaka, and Lutz Brusch