Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Current Topics in Developmental Biology

1st Edition - December 16, 2002

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  • Editor: Gerald Schatten
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080490878

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Together with other volumes in this series, Volume 53 presents thoughtful and forward-looking articles on developmental biology and developmental medicine. The exceptional reviews in this volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology will be valuable to both clinical and fundamental researchers, as well as students and other professionals who want an introduction to current topics in cellular and molecular approaches to developmental biology and clinical problems of aberrant development. This volume in particular will be essential reading for anyone interested in stem cells, signaling, medical implications of developmental determinants, hematopoeisis, axis specification, and molecular genetics of development.

Key Features

  • Includes a landmark review on Hedgehog genes and their gene products in invertebrate and vertebrate development
  • Presents major issues and astonishing discoveries at the forefront of modern developmental biology and developmental medicine
  • The longest-running forum for contemporary issues in developmental biology with over 30 years of coverage


Developmental biologists, cell biologists, genetics researchers, and molecular biologists

Table of Contents

  • The Developmental Roles and Clinical Significance of Hedgehog Signaling
    Genomic Imprinting: Could the Chromatin Structure be the Driving Force?
    The Ontogeny of Hematopoiesis: Examining the Emergence of Hematopoietic Cells in the Vertebrate Embryo
    Patterning the Sea Urchin Embryo: Gene Regulatory Networks, Signaling Pathways and Cellular Interactions

Product details

  • No. of pages: 211
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2002
  • Published: December 16, 2002
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080490878

About the Editor

Gerald Schatten

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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, U.S.A.

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