Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Current Topics in Developmental Biology

1st Edition - January 19, 2005

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  • Editor: Gerald Schatten
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080457833

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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 ten 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

  • Tales of cannibalism, suicide, and murder: programmed cell death in C. elegans
    From Guts to Brains: Using Zebrafish Genetics to Understand the Innards of Organogenesis
    Synaptic vesicle docking; a putative role for the Munc18/Sec1 protein family
    ATP-dependent Chromatin Remodeling
    Self destruct programmes in the processes of developing neurons.
    Multiple Roles of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in skeletal development, growth and repair
    G-protein coupled receptors and calcium signaling in development
    Differential function of 14-3-3 isoforms in vertebrate development
    Zebrafish notochordal basement membrane: signaling and structure
    Sonic Hedgehog Signalling and the Developing Tooth

Product details

  • No. of pages: 328
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2005
  • Published: January 19, 2005
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080457833

About the Serial Editor

Gerald Schatten

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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