Current Topics in Developmental Biology provides a comprehensive survey of the major topics in the field of developmental biology. The volumes are valuable to researchers in animal and plant development, as well as to students and professionals who want an introduction to cellular and molecular mechanisms of development. The series has recently passed its 30-year mark, making it the longest-running forum for contemporary issues in developmental biology. This volume contains six important contributions from leading minds in developmental biology.

Key Features

* Presents major contemporary issues and astonishing discoveries at the forefront of modern developmental biology, stem cells, cloning, and regenerative medicine * Series Editor Gerald Schatten is one of the leading minds in reproductive and developmental science * The longest-running forum for current issues in developmental biology with over 30 years of coverage


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

Table of Contents

Early Events in the DNA Damage Response Afrotherian origins and interrelationships: New views and future prospects The role of antisense transcription in the regulation in of X-inactivation The Genetics of Hiding the Corpse: Engulfment and Degradation of Apoptotic Cell in C. elegans and D. melanogaster Beginning and Ending an Actin Filament: Control at the barbed end Life Extension in the Dwarf Mouse


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