Advances in Morphogenesis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120286096, 9781483215600

Advances in Morphogenesis

1st Edition

Volume 9

Editors: M. Abercrombie Jean Brachet Thomas J. King
eBook ISBN: 9781483215600
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1971
Page Count: 340
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Description

Advances in Morphogenesis, Volume 9, provides an overview of the state of knowledge in morphogenesis. The book contains seven chapters and begins with a study of the interactions that occur in the morphogenesis of higher plants. This is followed by separate chapters on the regulatory mechanisms and cellular interactions in the development of annelids and mollusks; morphogenetic factors in limb ontogeny and limb regeneration; primary induction in birds; and the organogenesis and arrangement of cutaneous appendages in birds. Subsequent chapters deal with avian gastrulation and macromolecular syntheses and nucleocytoplasmic interactions in early development.

Table of Contents


Contributors to Volume 9

Intervention of Internal Correlations in the Morphogenesis of Higher Plants

I. Introduction

II. The Analysis of Morphogenesis

III. The Organ Determination and the Organizational Role of Various Parts of the Plant

IV. The Morphogenetic Role of Established Organs

V. Correlations and Control of Integration at the Level of Terminal Meristems

VI. Concerning Variations in Expression of Genotypic Functions

VII. By Way of Conclusion

References

Cellular Interactions in the Regulation of Development in Annelids and Molluscs

I. Introduction

II. Descriptive Analysis

III. Morphogenetic Regulation

IV. Cellular Interactions in Mosaic Eggs

V. Regulation of Cephalopod Development

VI. Biochemical Regulation

VII. Evolution of Spiralian Development

VIII. Conclusions

References

Vertebrate Limb Ontogeny and Limb Regeneration: Morphogenetic Parallels

I. Introduction

II. Synopsis of Morphogenetic Factors in Limb Ontogeny

III. Morphogenetic Factors in Limb Regeneration

IV. Conclusion

References

Primary Induction in Birds

I. Introduction

II. Experimental Methods

III. The Topography and the Chronology of Invagination of the Embryonic Endoblast and the Chordamesoblast

IV. Competences of the Ectoblast

V. Inducing Capacities of the Primitive Streak and Its Derivatives

VI. The Effect of Various Chemical Substances on the Inducing Capacity and the Neural Competence

VII. The Main Characteristics of Primary Induction

VIII. The Problem of Heteroinduction

IX. Biochemical and Ultrastructural Aspects of the Primary Induction

X. Concluding Remarks

References

The Organogenesis and Arrangement of Cutaneous Appendages in Birds

I. Introduction

II. Terminology

III. Pterylae and Apteria

IV. Morphogenesis of a Feather Tract: The Spinal Pteryla

V. Chick versus Duck and Feathers versus Scales

VI. Conclusion

VII. Summary

References

Avian Gastrulation

I. Introduction

II. Brief Survey of Methods

III. Study of the Morphogenetic Movements

IV. Origin, Fate, and Movements in the Lower Layer

V. Origin, Fate, and Movements in the Mesoblastic Layer

VI. Localization and Elongation of the Medullary Plate

VII. Progressive Stabilization of the Presumptive Fate of the Various Primordia during Gastrulation

VIII. Summary and Conclusions

References

Macromolecular Syntheses and Nucleocytoplasmic Interactions in Early Development

I. Introduction

II. Oogenesis and Maturation

III. Fertilization

IV. Cleavage

V. Gastrulation and Primary Induction

VI. The Biochemistry of Hybrids and Early Lethal Mutants

VII. Cytochemical Analysis of the Activity of the Chromatin during Embryonic Differentiation

VIII. Future Research

References

Author Index

Topical Index

Details

No. of pages:
340
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1971
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483215600

About the Editor

M. Abercrombie

Jean Brachet

Thomas J. King