Current Topics in Developmental Biology

Current Topics in Developmental Biology

1st Edition - February 13, 2007

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  • Editor: Gerald Schatten
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123737489
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080475097

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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 the mammalian circadian proteins, cell death, tumor progression, and more
  • Latest volume in the series that covers six reviews in more than 250 pages


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

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1
    Contribution of Membrane Mucins to Tumor Progression through Modulation of Cellular Growth Signaling Pathways
    Kermit L. Carraway III, Melanie Funes, Heather C. Workman and Colleen Sweeney

    Chapter 2
    Regulation of the Epithelial Sodium Channel by Peptidases
    Carole Planès, and George H. Caughey

    Chapter 3
    Advances in Defining Regulators of Cementum Development and Periodontal Regeneration
    Brian L. Foster, Tracy E. Popowics, Hanson K. Fong, and Martha J. Somerman

    Chapter 4
    Anabolic agents and the BMP pathway
    I.R. Garrett

    Chapter 5
    The role of mammalian circadian proteins in normal physiology and genotoxic stress responses
    Roman V. Kondratov, Victoria Y. Gorbacheva, Marina P. Antoch

    Chapter 6
    Autophagy and Cell Death
    Devrim Gozuacik and Adi Kimch

Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2007
  • Published: February 13, 2007
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123737489
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080475097

About the Serial Editor

Gerald Schatten

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

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