Gradients and Tissue Patterning - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128127902

Gradients and Tissue Patterning, Volume 137

1st Edition

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Serial Volume Editors: Stephen Small James Briscoe
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128127902
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st March 2020
Page Count: 362
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Table of Contents

1. Lighting up the central dogma for predictive developmental biology

Hernan G. Garcia, Augusto Berrocal, Yang Joon Kim, Gabriella Martini and Jiaxi Zhao

2. Optogenetic approaches to investigate spatiotemporal signaling during development

Katherine W. Rogers and Patrick Müller

3. A matter of time: Formation and interpretation of the Bicoid morphogen gradient

Anqi Huang and Timothy E. Saunders

4. Constraints and limitations on the transcriptional response downstream of the Bicoid morphogen gradient

Huy Tran, Aleksandra M. Walczak and Nathalie Dostatni

5. Formation, interpretation, and regulation of the Drosophila Dorsal/NF-ΚB gradient

Allison E. Schloop, Prasad U. Bandodkar and Gregory T. Reeves

6. The design and logic of terminal patterning in Drosophila

Celia M. Smits and Stanislav Y. Shvartsman

7. Dynamic positional information: Patterning mechanism versus precision in gradient-driven systems

Johannes Jaeger and Berta Verd

8. Intracellular morphogens: Specifying patterns at the subcellular scale

Lars Hubatsch and Nathan W. Goehring

9. Insights into mammalian morphogen dynamics from embryonic stem cell systems

Elena Camacho-Aguilar and Aryeh Warmflash

10. Control of size, fate and time by the Hh morphogen in the eyes of flies

David G. Miguez, Diana Garcia-Morales and Fernando Casares

11. Genetic mechanisms controlling anterior expansion of the central nervous system

Behzad Yaghmaeian Salmani and Stefan Thor

12. Temporal dynamics in the formation and interpretation of Nodal and BMP morphogen gradients

Andrew D. Economou and Caroline S. Hill

13. Signaling regulation during gastrulation: Insights from mouse embryos and in vitro systems

Sophie M. Morgani and Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis

14. Just passing through: The auxin gradient of the root meristem

Bruno Guillotin and Kenneth D. Birnbaum

15. Small RNAs as plant morphogens

Simon Klesen, Kristine Hill and Marja C.P. Timmermans


Gradients and Tissue Patterning, Volume 137 in the Current Topics in Developmental Biology series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on a variety of timely topics. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Current Topics in Developmental Biology series
  • Includes the latest information on gradients and tissue patterning


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Stephen Small Serial Volume Editor

Stephen J. Small is at Department of Biology, New York University, NY, USA

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New York University, NY, USA

James Briscoe Serial Volume Editor

James Briscoe is at The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK

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The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK