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Developmental Biology

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  • Developmental Neuroscienceby Susan E. Fahrbach

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    This textbook offers a concise introduction to the exciting field of developmental neuroscience, a discipline concerned with the mechanisms by which complex nervous systems emerge during embryonic growth. Bridging the divide between basic and clinical research, it captures the extraordinary progress that has been achieved in the field. It provides... more...

  • On Growth and Formby D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson; John Tyler Bonner

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 28.00

    D'Arcy Thompson's classic On Growth and Form looks at the way things grow and the shapes they take. more...

  • Thumbs, Toes, and Tearsby Chip Walter

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99

    The fascinating evolutionary links between six seemingly unremarkable traits that make us the very remarkable creatures we are. Countless behaviors separate us from the rest of the animal kingdom, but all of them can be traced one way or another to six traits that are unique to the human race-our big toe, our opposable thumb, our oddly shaped... more...

  • Xenopus Developmentby Malgorzata Kloc; Jacek Z. Kubiak

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    Xenopus frogs have long been used as model organisms in basic and biomedical research. These frogs have helped unlock basic developmental and cellular processes that have led to scientific breakthroughs and have had practical application in cancer research and regenerative medicine.  Xenopus Development discusses the biology and development of... more...

  • Advances in developmental biologyby Paul Wassarman

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Developmental Biology was launched as a series by JAI Press in 1992 with the appearance of Volume 1. This series is inextricably linked to the companion series, Advances in Developmental Biochemistry , that was launched at the same time. As stated in the Preface to Volume 1: "Together the two series will provide annual reviews of research... more...

  • Advances in developmental biologyby Paul Wassarman

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    Volume 3 of Advances in Developmental Biology and Biochemistry consists of five chapters that review specific aspects of mammalian, fly, and ascidian development. In Chapter 1, J. Campos-Ortega discusses mechanisms of neurogenesis in Drosophila , with special attention given to the process of separation of epidermal and neural progenitor cells.... more...

  • Advances in developmental biologyby Paul Wassarman

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 139.00

    Volume 4 of Advances in Developmental Biology and Biochemistry consists of five chapters that review specific aspects of fly and mammalian development. In Chapter 1, Y. Mishina and R. Behringer discuss various aspects of Müllerian-inhibiting substance (MIS) in mammals, from a brief history of its discovery to recent studies of the MIS gene in transgenic... more...

  • Cellular Basis of Morphogenesisby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Contributors to this symposium focus on the interface between genes and cells, covering genetic analysis, cloning studies, and the investigation of cell lineages and cellular interactions. They note how the body axes are already determined in the eggs of invertebrates and amphibia, then consider the mechanisms as the egg cleaves, in annelids, arthropods,... more...

  • The Driving Forces of Evolutionby David Wool

    Science Publishers 2014; US$ 73.95

    To cope with the abiotic stress-induced osmotic problems, plants adapt by either increasing uptake of inorganic ions from the external solution, or by de novo synthesis of organic compatible solutes acting as osmolytes. Of the osmoregulants and protectants discussed in this volume, trehalose, fructans, ectoine and citrulline, which are generated in... more...

  • Cytokinesis in Animal Cellsby R. Rappaport

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 70.00

    This book traces the history of the major ideas and gives an account of our current knowledge of cytokinesis. more...