Description

This series provides annual reviews of research topics in developmental biology/biochemistry, written from the perspectives of leading investigators in these fields. This volume of Advances in Developmental Biochemistry consists of seven chapters that review specific aspects of development in several different organisms including mollusks, flies and mice.

Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (P.M. Wassarman). Genetic Control of Mesoderm Patterning and Differentation During Drosophila Embryogenesis (M.Frasch and H.T. Nguyen). Acrosomal Proteins of Abalone Spermatozoa (V.D. Vacquier. W.J. Swanson, E.C. Metz, and C.D.Stout). Capacitation of the Mammalian Spermatozoon (G.S. Kopf, P.E. Visconti, and H. Galantino-Homer). Ovarian Nitric Oxide: A Local Regulator of Ovulation, Oocyte Maturation, and Luteal Function (L.M. Olson). The Regulation and Reprograming of Gene Expression in the Preimplantation Embryo (R.M. Schultz). Roles of Metalloprotease-Distintegrins in Cell-Cell Interactions and in the Cleavage of TNFa and NOTCH (C.P. Blobel). An Intimate Biochemistry: Egg-Regulated Acrosome Reactions of Mammalian Sperm (H.M. Florman, C. Arnoult, I.G. Kazam, C. Li, and C.M.B. O'Toole). Index.

Details

No. of pages:
241
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780762302024
Electronic ISBN:
9780080876832

About the editor

Paul Wassarman

Affiliations and Expertise

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, Tel: +1 212 241 8616, Fax: +1 212 427 7532, Email: P.Wassarman@smtplink.mssm.edu.