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Fish Development and Genetics: The Zebrafish and Medaka Models

Edited By: G Zhiyuan and V Korzh

688 pages, Illus

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #151347 | ISBN: 9812388214
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NHBS Price: £180.00 $227/€214 approx

About this book

Contains 19 review articles covering a broad spectrum of topics, from development to genetic tools. The contents range from early development, the role of maternal factors and gastrulation, to tissue differentiation and organogenesis, such as development of the organizer, notochord, floor plate, nervous system, somites, muscle, skeleton and endoderm. The genetic tools cover morpholino knock down, trangenics, fish cloning, transposons and genome evolution. The book also includes 2 chapters on genome mapping and embryonic stem cells in medaka, another important model fish.


Contents

The Role of Maternal Factors in Early Zebrafish Development (F Pelegri); Gastrulation in Zebrafish (F Ulrich & C-P Heisenberg); Form and Function in the Zebrafish Nervous System (M Hendricks & S Jesuthasan); Somite Segmentation: A View from Fish (H Takeda & Y Saga); Molecular Regulation of Fish Muscle Development and Growth (S J Du); Transgenic Fish for Developmental Biology Studies (Z Gong et al.); Cloning the Zebrafish (B Ju et al.); Evolution of the Zebrafish Genome (J Postlthewait et al.); Medaka Genome Mappling for the Functional Genomics (H Mitani et al.); Medaka Embryonic Stem Cells (Y Hong & M Schartl); and other articles.

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