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Molecular Control of Proliferation and Differentiation documents the proceedings of the 35th symposium of The Society for Developmental Biology entitled "Molecular Control of Proliferation and Differentiation," held at Asilomar, Monterey Peninsula, California, June 8-11, 1976. The contributions made by researchers at the symposium are organized into seven parts. Part I presents a paper on cell communication in embryological development. Part II includes studies on growth factors, including fibroblast growth factor and epidermal growth factor. Part III examines the factors affecting nerve cell differentiation and function. It includes papers on nerve growth factor and peptides as central nervous system neurotransmitters. Part IV focuses on cell interactions in blood cell development. It includes studies on factors affecting the differentiation of blood cells and the proliferation of hemopoietic stem cells in vitro. Part V examines cell interactions in the immune system. Part VI deals with cell interactions in organogenesis. Part VII covers the factors effecting differentiation in lower eukaryotes.
List of Contributors
Cell Communication in Embryological Development: The Role of Distal and Proximal Signals
II. Growth Factors
Biological and Molecular Studies of the Mitogenic Effects of Human Epidermal Growth Factor
Cellular Specificities of Fibroblast Growth Factor and Epidermal Growth Factor
Growth Control by Serum Factors and Hormones in Mammalian Cells in Culture
III. Factors Affecting Nerve Cell Differentiation and Function
Nerve Growth Factor: Studies on the Localization, Regulation, and Mechanism of Its Biosynthesis
Nerve Growth Factor as a Mediator of Information between Effector Organs and Innervating Neurons
Peptides as Central Nervous System Neurotransmitters
IV. Cell Interactions in Blood Cell Development
Factors Affecting the Differentiation of Blood Cells
Factors Controlling the Proliferation of Haemopoietic Stem Cells in Vitro
Aspects of Erythroid Differentiation and Proliferation
The Role of Factors in Differentiation of Non-Erythroid Cells
V. Cell Interactions in the Immune System
Cell Interactions in Cell Mediated Immunity
Lymphocyte Differentiations Induced by Thymopoietin, Bursopoietin, and Ubiquitin
VI. Cell Interactions in Organogenesis
An Analysis of Pancreatic Development: Role of Mesenchymal Factor and Other Extracellular Factors
VII. Factors Effecting Differentiation in Lower Eukaryotes
Action of a Morphogenetic Substance from Hydra
Mating-Type Specific Pheromones as Mediators of Sexual Conjugation in Yeast
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- © Academic Press 1978
- 1st January 1978
- Academic Press
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