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.
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Researchers in cell, developmental, and molecular biology; genetics


Book information

  • Published: March 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-387038-4

Table of Contents

  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