Current Topics in Developmental Biology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121531751, 9780080464619

Current Topics in Developmental Biology, Volume 75

1st Edition

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Serial Editors: Gerald Schatten
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121531751
eBook ISBN: 9780080464619
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th September 2006
Page Count: 304
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Dynamics of Assembly and Reorganization of Extracellular Matrix Proteins Sarah L. Dallas, Qian Chen and Pitchumani Sivakumar

Chapter 2 Selective Neuronal Degeneration in Huntington’s Disease Catherine M. Cowan and Lynn A. Raymond

Chapter 3 RNAi Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases Ryan L. Boudreau, Beverly L. Davidson

Chapter 4 Fibrillins: from biogenesis of microfibrils to signaling functions Dirk Hubmacher, Kerstin Tiedemann, Dieter P. Reinhardt

Chapter 5 Proteasomes from Structure to Function: Perspectives from Archaea Julie A. Maupin-Furlow, Matthew A. Humbard, P. Aaron Kirkland, Wei Li, Christopher J. Reuter, Amy J. Wright and G. Zhou

Chapter 6 The cytomatrix as a cooperative system of macromolecular and water networks. V.A. Sheperd

Chapter 7 Intracellular Targeting of Phosphodiesterase-4 underpins compartmentalised cAMP Signalling Martin J Lynch, Elaine V Hill, Miles D. Houslay


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 many descriptive figures
  • Topics covered include neurodegenerative diseases, extracellular matrix proteins, fibrillins and more
  • Latest volume in the series that covers seven reviews in 288 pages


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


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About the Serial Editors

Gerald Schatten

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