Current Topics in Developmental Biology: v. 30

Current Topics in Developmental Biology: v. 30

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Reviews and analyzes key research in developmental biology. This volume includes reviews on: sperm-egg recognition in animals; oocyte maturation and transgenesis in fish; and axis formation in amphibians. New models for understanding molecular aspects of developmental biology are introduced.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 298 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.68g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • references, index
  • 0121531309
  • 9780121531300

Table of contents

Sperm-egg recognition mechanisms in mammals, P.M. Wassarman and E.S. Litscher; molecular basis of mammalian egg activation, R.M. Schultz and G.S. Kopf; mechanisms of calcium regulation in sea urchin eggs and their activities during fertilization, S.S. Shen; regulation of oocyte growth and maturation in fish, Y. Nagahama et al; nuclear transplantation in mammalian eggs and embryos, F.Z. Sun and R.M. Moor; transgenic fish in aquaculture and developmental biology, Z. Gong and C.L. Hew; axis formation during amphibian oogenesis - reevaluating the role of the cytoskeleton, D.L. Gard; specifying the dorsoanterior axis in frogs - 70 years since Spemann and Mangold, R.P. Elinson and T. Holowacz.
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