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Developmental Biology

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  • Mechanisms of Morphogenesisby Jamie Davies

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 124.95

    Morphogenesis is the set of processes that generate shape and form in the embryo--an important area within developmental biology. An exciting and up-to-the-minute account of the very latest research into the factors that create biological form, Mechanisms of Morphogenesis , second edition is a text reference on the mechanisms of cell and tissue morphogenesis... more...

  • The Prenatal Prescriptionby Peter Nathanielsz; Christopher Vaughan

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    Did you know that your actions during pregnancy impact your child's health after birth and into adulthood? That what you eat, how much you exercise, your stress level, and your immediate environment are all key factors in determining your baby's predisposition to such conditions as heart disease, obesity, diabetes, stroke, cancer, even depression?... more...

  • First Signalsby John Tyler Bonner

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 65.00

    The enormous recent success of molecular developmental biology has yielded a vast amount of new information on the details of development. So much so that we risk losing sight of the underlying principles that apply to all development. To cut through this thicket, John Tyler Bonner ponders a moment in evolution when development was at its most basic--the... more...

  • Cells to Civilizationsby Enrico Coen

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Cells to Civilizations is the first unified account of how life transforms itself--from the production of bacteria to the emergence of complex civilizations. What are the connections between evolving microbes, an egg that develops into an infant, and a child who learns to walk and talk? Award-winning scientist Enrico Coen synthesizes the growth... more...

  • Robustness and Evolvability in Living Systemsby Andreas Wagner

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 57.50

    All living things are remarkably complex, yet their DNA is unstable, undergoing countless random mutations over generations. Despite this instability, most animals do not grow two heads or die, plants continue to thrive, and bacteria continue to divide. Robustness and Evolvability in Living Systems tackles this perplexing paradox. The book explores... more...

  • Socio-Geneticsby Marla Sokolowski

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 166.00

    Socio-Genetics seeks to understand both the genetic and environmental contributions to individual variations in behavior. Behaviors, like all complex traits, involve multiple genes, a reality that complicates the search for genetic contributions. As with much other research in genetics, studies of genes and behavior require analysis of families... more...

  • Oogenesisby Marie-Helene Verlhac; Anne Villeneuve

    Wiley 2010; US$ 164.95

    Oogenesis - the process by which female germ cells develop into mature eggs, or ova - is a complex process involving many important elements of developmental and cellular biology: from cell-cell interactions, complex signalling cascades, specialized cell cycles and cytoskeleton organization. Oocytes from various species (including clam, starfish, xenopus... more...

  • Evolutionary Biologyby John S. Torday; Virender K. Rehan

    Wiley 2012; US$ 87.95

    An integrative view of the evolution of genetics and the natural world Even in this advanced age of genomics, the evolutionary process of unicellular and multicellular organisms is continually in debate. Evolutionary Biology, Cell–Cell Communication, and Complex Disease challenges current wisdom by using physiology to present an integrative... more...

  • Developmental Genomics of Ascidiansby Noriyuki Satoh

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.95

    The simplicity and lack of redundancy in their regulatory genes have made ascidians one of the most useful species in studying developmental genomics. In Developmental Genomics of Ascidians, Dr. Noriyuki Satoh explains the developmental genomics of ascidians, stresses the simplicity of Ciona developmental system, and emphasizes single-cell level analyses.... more...

  • Biology Of Fertilization V2by Charles Metz

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Biology of Fertilization, Volume 2: Biology of the Sperm is the second in a three-volume series that brings together various lines of research about reproduction in general and fertilization in particular. It is devoted to spermatogenesis, sperm physiology, and the initial interactions of sperm with egg components. The book is organized into three... more...