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microRNAs in Development

This new volume in the "Current topics in Developmental Biology" series concentrates on MicroRNAs in Development. It includes chapters on such topics as miRNA networks in neuronal development, let-7 in development, and Hox networks and miRNA. With an international team of authors, this volume is a must-have addition for researchers and students alike.

Researchers in cell, developmental, and molecular biology; genetics

Hardbound, 320 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-387038-4


    1. Let’s Make It Happen: The Role of let-7 MicroRNA in Development
    2. Vanessa Mondol and Amy E. Pasquinelli

    3. Evolution, expression and developmental function of Hox-embedded miRNAs
    4. Jennifer H. Mansfield and Edwina McGlinn

    5. The role of microRNAs in muscle development
    6. Nicholas S. Sokol

    7. Small RNAs in germ cell development
    8. Torsten U. Banisch, Mehdi Goudarzi and Erez Raz

    9. Diverse functions of microRNAs in nervous system development
    10. Luisa Cochella and Oliver Hobert

    11. MicroRNAs and Hematopoietic Cell Development
    12. Ryan M. O’Connell and David Baltimore

    13. A miR image of stem cells and their lineages
    14. Rui Yi and Elaine Fuchs

    15. Exploiting Drosophila genetics to understand microRNA function and regulation
    16. Qi Dai, Peter Smibert and Eric C. Lai

    17. Biological Robustness and the Role of MicroRNAs: A Network Perspective

    Nicolás Peláez and Richard W. Carthew


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