Mammalian Preimplantation Development - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128014288, 9780128016176

Mammalian Preimplantation Development, Volume 120

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Melvin DePamphilis
eBook ISBN: 9780128016176
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128014288
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th July 2016
Page Count: 478
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Table of Contents

1. Regulation of the Embryonic Cell Cycle During Mammalian Preimplantation    Development
Nathan Palmer and Philipp Kaldis
2. Genome Duplication at the Beginning of Mammalian Development
Melvin L. DePamphilis
3. Zygotic Genome Activation Revisited: Looking Through the Expression and Function of Zscan4
Minoru S.H. Ko
4. From Meiosis to Mitosis: The Astonishing Flexibility of Cell Division Mechanisms in Early Mammalian Development
Leah Bury, Paula A. Coelho and David M. Glover
5. The Genetic Regulation of Cell Fate During Preimplantation Mouse Development Alyson A. Lokken and Amy Ralston
6. Polarity in Cell Fate Acquisition in the Early Mouse Embryo
Chuen Yan Leung, Meng Zhu and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
7. Mouse Embryo Compaction
Melanie D. White, Stephanie Bissiere, Yanina D. Alvarez and Nicolas Plachta
8. Metabolism of Preimplantation Embryo Development: A Bystander or an Active Participant?
Kotaro J. Kaneko
9. Epigenetic Control of Early Mouse Development
Chin Yan Lim, Barbara B. Knowles, Davor Solter and Daniel M. Messerschmidt
10. Capturing Identity and Fate ex vivo: Stem Cells from the Mouse Blastocyst
Vidur Garg, Sophie Morgani and Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis
11. Species-Specific Variation Among Mammals
Renee A Reijo Pera and Ligia Prezzoto
12. Genetic Analysis of Human Preimplantation Embryos
Sandra Garcia-Herrero, Ana Cervero, Emilia Mateu, Pere Mir, Mª Eugenia Póo, Lorena Rodrigo, María Vera and Carmen Rubio


Mammalian Preimplantation Development, the latest volume in the Current Topics in Developmental Biology series covers mammalian preimplantation development, and includes contributions from an international board of authors. The book's chapters provide a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as cell proliferation, cell differentiation, and biological significance.

Key Features

  • Covers the area of mammalian preimplantation development
  • Includes contributions from an International board of authors
  • Provides a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as cell proliferation, cell differentiation, and biological significance


Researchers in cell, developmental, and molecular biology, genetics


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Praise for the Series:
"Outstanding both in variety and in the quality of its contributions." --Nature

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About the Serial Volume Editors

Melvin DePamphilis Serial Volume Editor

National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, USA

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National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, USA