Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Current Topics in Developmental Biology

1st Edition - October 18, 2006

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  • Editor: Gerald Schatten
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780121531768
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080465524

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Current Topics in Developmental Biology provides a comprehensive survey of the major topics in the field of developmental biology. These 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 Wnt signaling, controlling regulatory networks, cartilage growth plates, and more
  • Latest volume in the series that covers seven reviews in 300 pages


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

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1
    BMP signaling in the cartilage growth plate
    Robert Pogue & Karen Lyons

    Chapter 2
    Bik1p, the yeast CLIP-170
    Rita K. Miller, Sonia D’Silva, Jeffrey K. Moore, and Holly V. Goodson

    Chapter 3
    Aggregate-prone proteins are cleared from the cytosol by autophagy – therapeutic implications
    Andrea Williams, Luca Jahreiss, Sovan Sarkar, Shinji Saiki, Fiona M Menzies, Brinda Ravikumar and David C Rubinsztein

    Chapter 4
    Wnt signaling: A key regulator of bone mass
    Roland Baron, Georges Rawadi and Sergio Roman-Roman

    Chapter 5
    Eukaryotic DNA replication in a chromatin context
    Angel P. Tabancay, Jr., Susan L. Forsburg

    Chapter 6
    The regulatory network controlling the proliferation - meiotic entry decision in the C. elegans germ line
    Dave Hansen, Tim Schedl

    Chapter 7
    Regulation of Angiogenesis by Hypoxia and Hypoxia-inducible Factors
    Michele M. Hickey and M. Celeste Simon

Product details

  • No. of pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2006
  • Published: October 18, 2006
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780121531768
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080465524

About the Serial Editor

Gerald Schatten

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

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