9780878932504

Developmental Biology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780878932504

  • ISBN10:

    087893250X

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/31/2006
  • Publisher: Sinauer Associates Inc
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Table of Contents

Developmental biology : the anatomical traditionp. 3
Life cycles and the evolution of developmental patternsp. 25
Principles of experimental embryologyp. 49
The genetic core of developmentp. 77
The paradigm of differential gene expressionp. 101
Cell-cell communication in developmentp. 139
Fertilization : beginning a new organismp. 175
Early development in selected invertebratesp. 211
The genetics of axis specification in Drosophilap. 253
Early development and axis formation in amphibiansp. 291
The early development of vertebrates : fish, birds, and mammalsp. 325
The emergence of the ectoderm : central nervous system and epidermisp. 373
Neural crest cells and axonal specificityp. 407
Paraxial and intermediate mesodermp. 443
Lateral plate mesoderm and endodermp. 471
Development of the tetrapod limbp. 505
Sex determinationp. 529
Postembryonic development : metamorphosis, regeneration, and agingp. 555
The saga of the germ linep. 593
An overview of plant developmentp. 627
Medical implications of developmental biologyp. 655
Environmental regulation of animal developmentp. 693
Developmental mechanisms of evolutionary changep. 721
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