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Developmental Biology

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Developmental Biology

A classic gets a new coauthor and a new approach: Developmental Biology,...

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By: Scott F Gilbert (Author), Susan R Singer (Author)

685 pages, colour illustrations

Sinauer Associates

Hardback | Jun 2010 | Edition: 9 | #186522 | ISBN-13: 9780878935642
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About this book

The ninth edition of this book includes completely updated text to reflect the ongoing changes in the field of development biology.


Contents

PART I: PRINCIPLES: INTRODUCING DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Developmental Anatomy
Developmental Genetics
Cell-Cell Communication in Development
PART II: SPECIFICATION: INTRODUCING EARLY EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT
Fertilization
Early Development in Selected Invertebrates
The Genetics of Axis Specification in Drosophila
Amphibians and Fish: Early Development and Axis Formation
Birds and Mammals: Early Development and Axis Formation
PART III: STEM CELLS: INTRODUCING ORGANOGENESIS
The Emergence of the Ectoderm: CNS and Epidermis
Neural Crest Cells and Axonal Specificity
Paraxial and Intermediate Mesoderm
Lateral Plate Mesoderm and Endoderm
Development of the Tetrapod Limb
Postembryonic Development: Metamorphosis, Regeneration, and Aging
The Saga of the Germ Line
PART IV: SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: EXPANDING DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY TO MEDICINE, ECOLOGY, AND EVOLUTION
Medical Aspects of Developmental Biology
Developmental Plasticity and Symbiosis
Evolutionary Developmental Biology


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Biography

Scott F. Gilbert is Howard A. Schneiderman Professor of Biology at Swarthmore College, USA, where he teaches Developmental Biology, Developmental Genetics and the History of Biology.

Susan R. Singer is at the Department of Biology, Carleton College, Minnesota, USA.

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