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The Vertebrate Organizer

Edited By: H Gruntz

430 pages, 96 col and b/w illus


Hardback | Dec 2003 | #144490 | ISBN: 3540140328
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In The Vertebrate Organizer, outstanding molecular development biologists and embryologists report their latest approaches in this fascinating research area using different vertebrate model organisms.

From the reviews: "Horst Grunz has done a great job in editing a splendid book on vertebrate early development ! and has collected a great team of leading researchers as authors for the different chapters. ! The book is nicely produced and most chapters well illustrated. ! The book is also well bound and will withstand intense use in libraries, laboratories and offices. ! it is a very fine book indeed, and can be recommended to research workers and advanced students of induction and pattern formation." (Lennart Olsson, Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, Vol. 43 (3), 2005)


Part I: Early steps leading to the formation of the organizer.- Part II: The role of the organizer.- Part III: The organizer and pattern formation.- Part IV: Axis formation and organogenesis.- Part V: Organizer formation in different vertebrates.

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