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Current Topics in Developmental Biology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121531652, 9780080457833

Current Topics in Developmental Biology, Volume 65

1st Edition

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Serial Editor: Gerald Schatten
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121531652
eBook ISBN: 9780080457833
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 19th January 2005
Page Count: 328
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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


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


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About the Serial Editor

Gerald Schatten

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