Developmental Biology

Developmental Biology

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  • Hardback | 719 pages
  • 222 x 284 x 36mm | 2,159g
  • Sinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.
  • Sunderland, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 10th Revised edition
  • 1605351733
  • 9781605351735
  • 105,977

Table of contents

PART I: QUESTIONS: INTRODUCING DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY 1. Comprehending Development 2. Differential Gene Expression in Development 3. Cell-Cell Communication in Development PART II: SPECIFICATION: INTRODUCING CELL COMMITMENT AND EARLY EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT 4. Fertilization 5. Early Development: Rapid Specification in Snails and Nematodes 6. The Genetics of Axis Specification in Drosophila 7. Deuterostome Invertebrates: Sea Urchins and Tunicates 8. Early Development in Vertebrates: Amphibians and Fish 9. Early Development in Vertebrates: Birds and Mammals PART III: THE STEM CELL CONCEPT: INTRODUCING ORGANOGENESIS 10. Emergence of the Ectoderm 11. Neural Crest Cells and Axonal Specificity 12. Paraxial and Intermediate Mesoderm 13. Lateral Plate Mesoderm and the Endoderm 14. Development of the Tetrapod Limb 15. Sex Determination 16. Postembryonic Development: Metamorphosis, Regeneration, and Aging 17. The Saga of the Germ Line PART IV: SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: EXPANDING DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY TO MEDICINE, ECOLOGY, AND EVOLUTION 18. Birth Defects, Endocrine Disruptors and Cancer 19. Ecological Developmental Biology: Biotic, Abiotic and Symbiotic Regulation of Development

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About Scott F. Gilbert

Scott F. Gilbert is Howard A. Schneiderman Professor of Biology Emeritus, Swarthmore College, USA.

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