Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Current Topics in Developmental Biology

1st Edition - November 9, 2005

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  • Editor: Gerald Schatten
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780121531713

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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.

Key Features

  • Includes information on the Zebrafish genetics and formation of embryonic vasculature
  • Offers an analysis of muscle stem cells
  • Provides data on diseases in the Drosophila fly
  • Selection of 9 tables and 10 color figures


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

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1
    The Choroid Plexus-Cerebrospinal Fluid System: From Development to Aging
    Zoran B. Redzic, Jane E. Preston, John A. Duncan, Adam Chodobski, Joanna Szmydynger-Chodobska

    Chapter 2
    Zebrafish Genetics and Formation of Embryonic Vasculature
    Tao P. Zhong

    Chapter 3
    Leaf Senescence: Signals, Execution, and Regulation
    Yongfeng Guo, Susheng Gan

    Chapter 4
    Muscle Stem Cells and Regenerative Myogenesis
    Iain W. McKinnell, Gianni Parise, Micahel A. Rudnicki

    Chapter 5
    Gene Regulation in Spermatogenesis
    James A. MacLean II, Miles Wilkinson

    Chapter 6
    Modeling Age-Related Diseases in Drosophila: Can this Fly?
    Kinga Michno, Diana van de Hoef, Hong Wu, Gabrielle L. Boulianne

    Chapter 7
    Cell Death and Organ Development in Plants
    Hilary J. Rogers

    Chapter 8
    The blood-testis barrier: Its biology, regulation and physiological role in spermatogenesis
    Ching-Hang Wong, C. Yan Cheng

    Chapter 9
    Angiogenic factors in the pathogenesis of preeclampsia
    Hai-Tao Yuan, David Haig, S. Ananth Karumanchi

Product details

  • No. of pages: 360
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2005
  • Published: November 9, 2005
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780121531713

About the Serial Editor

Gerald Schatten

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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