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  • Bones and Cartilageby Brian K. Hall

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 137.00

    Bones and Cartilage provides the most in-depth review ever assembled on the topic. It examines the function, development and evolution of bone and cartilage as tissues, organs and skeletal systems. It describes how bone and cartilage is developed in embryos and are maintained in adults, how bone reappears when we break a leg, or even regenerates... more...

  • Fins into Limbsby Brian K. Hall

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 38.00

    Long ago, fish fins evolved into the limbs of land vertebrates and tetrapods. During this transition, some elements of the fin were carried over while new features developed. Lizard limbs, bird wings, and human arms and legs are therefore all evolutionary modifications of the original tetrapod limb.  A comprehensive look at the current state... more...

  • The Neural Crest and Neural Crest Cells in Vertebrate Development and Evolutionby Brian K. Hall

    Springer US 2008; US$ 119.00

    A presentation of all aspects of neural crest cell origins (embryological and evolutionary), development and evolution; neural crest cell behavior (migration) and anomalies (neurocristopathies and birth defects) arising from defective neural crest development. more...

  • Homologyby Brian K. Hall

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Homology, the similarity between organisms that is due to common ancestry, is the central concept of all comparative biology. However, the application of this concept varies depending on the data being examined. This volume represents a state-of-the-art treatment of the different applications of this unifying concept. Chapters deal with homology on... more...

  • Cartilage V1by Brian K. Hall

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Cartilage, Volume 1: Structure, Function, and Biochemistry provides an in-depth treatment of cartilage structure, function, and biochemistry. Topics range from vertebrate and invertebrate cartilages to chondroblasts and chondrocytes, along with the use of transmission electron microscopy and scanning electron microscopy to examine cartilage. The collagens... more...

  • The Neural Crest in Development and Evolutionby Brian K. Hall

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 99.00

    The neural crest cells are very important during vertebrate development as they give rise to cartilage, nerve cells and pigmented cells. This book provides an overview of the neural crest and neural crest cells that will appeal to both biological and medical audiences. The book will be an accessible guide to all scientists and students who wish to... more...

  • Cartilageby Brian K. Hall

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Cartilage, Volume 3: Biomedical Aspects is a compilation of articles that covers the various aspects of age-related cartilage deterioration, bone disease, and genetic mutation. The book is composed of 10 chapters that highlight different subjects related to the diseases and malformations of cartilage. Relevant topics that are discussed in each chapter... more...

  • Homologyby Brian K. Hall

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 69.95

    The application of homology varies depending on the data being examined. This volume represents a state-of-the-art treatment of the different applications of this unifying concept. Chapters deal with homology on all levels, from molecules to behavior, and are authored by leading contributors to systematics, natural history, and evolutionary, developmental,... more...

  • Developmental and Cellular Skeletal Biologyby Brian K. Hall

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Developmental and Cellular Skeletal Biology reviews the development, growth, and cell biology of the skeleton. The monograph provides a comprehensive overview of the aspects of skeletal biology, focusing mainly on the cellular level. It covers topics on the types of skeletal tissues, its evolution, and origin; location of the skeleton within the embryo;... more...

  • Bones and Cartilageby Brian K. Hall

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    Bones and Cartilage provides the most in-depth review and synthesis assembled on the topic, across all vertebrates. It examines the function, development and evolution of bone and cartilage as tissues, organs and skeletal systems. It describes how bone and cartilage develop in embryos and are maintained in adults, how bone is repaired when we break... more...