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Fish Physiology, Volume 18 Muscle Development and Growth

Series: Fish Physiology Volume: 18
Edited By: Ian A Johnston
318 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Academic Press
Fish Physiology, Volume 18
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  • Fish Physiology, Volume 18 ISBN: 9780123504425 Hardback Oct 2000 Usually dispatched within 1 week
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About this book

Focuses attention on muscle from the genetics of muscle development to application of muscle growth patterns to aquacultural production.

Contents

Contributors. Preface. Induction and Patterning of Embryonic Skeletal Muscle Cells in the Zebrafish, P.D. Currie and P.W. Ingham. Myogenic Regulatory Factors, S. Watabe. Myosin Expression During Ontogeny, Post-Hatching Growth and Adaptation, G. Goldspink, D. Wilkes, and S. Ennion. Muscle Satellite Cells in Fish, B. Fauconneau and G. Paboeuf. Cellular Mechanisms of Post-Embryonic Muscle Growth in Aquaculture Species, A. Rowlerson and A. Veggetti. Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Muscle Growth Patterns, I.A. Johnston. Muscle Fiber Diversity and Plasticity, A.M. Saer and W. Stoiber. Hormonal Regulation of Muscle Growth, T.P. Mommsen and T.W. Moon. Index. Other Volumes in the Fish Physiology Series.

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Series: Fish Physiology Volume: 18
Edited By: Ian A Johnston
318 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Academic Press
Media reviews

The major strength of Muscle Development and Growth is the range of material covered, from muscle pattern formation in zebrafish to temperature acclimation effects on muscle physiology. The book should succeed in stimulating new interest in fish muscle development and growth. -COPEIA (2001)

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