Planar Cell Polarity During Development

This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers the area of Planar Cell Polarity with contributions from an international board of authors. The 12 chapters provide a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as PCP in Zebra fish, the role of Dishevelled in PCP regulation, and PCP in axon pathfinding.
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Researchers in cell, developmental, and molecular biology; genetics


Book information

  • Published: November 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-394592-1

Table of Contents

    1. The Frizzled/Stan Pathway and Planar Cell Polarity in the Drosophila Wing
    2. Paul N. Adler

    3. Asymmetric Protein Localization in Planar Cell Polarity
    4. Ying Peng and Jeffrey D. Axelrod

    5. Control of Cell Polarity and Asymmetric Division in C. Elegans
    6. Hitoshi Sawa

    7. Planar Cell Polarity in Co-Ordinated and Directed Movements
    8. Masazumi Tada and Masatake Kai

    9. Planar Cell Polarity in the Inner Ear
    10. Helen May-Simera and Matthew W. Kelley

    11. Does Planar Cell Polarity Signaling Steer Growth Cones?
    12. Yimin Zou

    13. Celsr1-3 Cadherins in PCP and Brain Development
    14. Camille Boutin, André M. Goffinet and Fadel Tissir

    15. The Kidney and Planar Cell Polarity
    16. Thomas J. Carroll and Jing Yu

    17. Dishevelled: In Vivo Roles of a Multifunctional Gene Family During Development
    18. Anthony Wynshaw-Boris

    19. An Expanding Role of Vangl Proteins in Embryonic Development
    20. Elena Torban, Alexandra Iliescu and Philippe Gros

    21. Wnt Regulation of Planar Cell Polarity (PCP)

    Bo Gao