To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £33 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £26 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Morphogenesis: The Cellular and Molecular Processes of Developmental Anatomy

By: J Bard
303 pages, B/w photos
Morphogenesis: The Cellular and Molecular Processes of Developmental Anatomy
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Morphogenesis: The Cellular and Molecular Processes of Developmental Anatomy ISBN: 9780521436120 Paperback Jul 1992 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
  • Morphogenesis: The Cellular and Molecular Processes of Developmental Anatomy ISBN: 9780521361965 Hardback May 1990 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
Selected version: £47.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

Morphogenesis, the set of processes that generate shape and form in the embryo, remains a central area in developmental biology. This book provides a contemporary overview of the events and mechanisms of morphogenesis, reviewing the major molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying morphogenetic change and describing how these processes are integrated during normal development. Most of the major embryological systems, both vertebrate and invertebrate, are discussed, with extensive coverage of the molecular mechanisms of morphogenesis involving the extracellular matrix, the membrane and the cytoskeleton. The major focus of the book, however, is on those properties of mesenchymal and epithelial cells responsible for organogenesis, while the extensive reference cover of the historical and contemporary literature (more than 500 titles) provides a useful research tool in this very wide field. This book is aimed at both scholars in the field of embryology, and postgraduate and final-year students in development and anatomy.


Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Background; 3. Case studies; 4. The molecular basis of morphogenesis; 5. The morphogenetic properties of mesenchyme; 6. The epithelial repertoire; 7. A dynamic framework for morphogenesis; 8. Pulling together some threads; Appendices; References; Index.

Customer Reviews

By: J Bard
303 pages, B/w photos
Media reviews

...well written, thoughtful, and entertaining, and clearly fills a need for an up-to-date account of the subject. Cell "...excellent critical review of our current knowledge of the physical mechanisms by which organs and tissues are constructed during embryonic development." Science "...a splendid book. It reads like a textbook of (largely vertebrate) morphogenesis. It is comprehensive, extensively referenced and nicely illustrated. It is also up to date, as well as usefully 'historical' in several places." George M. Malacinski, Quarterly Review of Biology "Well written, and overall one of the best books in developmental biology as a whole." L.M. Van Valen, Evolutionary Theory and Review "Morphogenesis, the generation of tissue organization in embryos, is becoming an increasingly important subject. This book provides a comprehensive and contemporary analysis of morphogenetic processes in vertebrate and inbertebrate embryos." H.-J. Halbhuber, Cellular and Molecular Biology "Although Bard presents a focused and technical discussion of morphogenesis, the clarity and depth of the synthesis that he provides render the book appropriate for graduate students and biological scientists specializing in organogenesis, as well as individuals more generally interested in topics in developmental biology...would be an excellent textbook for advanced courses in developmental biology." Lee Xenakis Blonder, American Journal of Human Biology

Current promotions
Field Guide SaleNHBS Moth TrapNew and Forthcoming BooksBuyers Guides