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

* Series Editor Gerald Schatten is one of the leading minds in reproductive and developmental science * Presents major contemporary issues and astonishing discoveries at the forefront of modern developmental biology, stem cells and cloning, and regenerative medicine * 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

Table of Contents

Blood vessel signals during development and beyond HIFs, hypoxia, and vascular development Blood Vessel Patterning at the Embryonic Midline Wiring the vascular circuitry: from growth factors to guidance cues Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and its Receptors in Embryonic Zebrafish Blood Vessel Development Vascular extracellular matrix and aortic development Genetics in zebrafish, mouse and humans to dissect congenital heart disease: insights in the role of VEGF Development of the Coronary Vessels Notch signaling in vascular development Identifying early vascular genes through gene trapping in mouse embryonic stem cells


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