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Developmental Biology

  • Evolution Driven by Organismal Behaviorby Rui Diogo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 26.91

    This book proposes a new way to think about evolution. The author carefully brings together evidence from diverse fields of science. In the process, he bridges the gaps between many different--and usually seen as conflicting--ideas to present one integrative theory named ONCE, which stands for Organic Nonoptimal Constrained Evolution. The author argues... more...

  • The Serengeti Rulesby Sean B. Carroll

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 16.95 US$ 15.42

    How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In The Serengeti Rules , award-winning biologist and author Sean Carroll tells the stories of the pioneering scientists who sought the answers... more...

  • Cell Polarity and Morphogenesisby Thomas Lecuit

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 171.00

    Cell Polarity and Morphogenesis , the latest volume in the Methods in Cell Biology series, looks at cell polarity and morphogenesis. Edited by leaders in the field, this volume provides proven, state-of-art techniques, along with relevant historical background and theory, to aid researchers in efficient design and effective implementation of experimental... more...

  • Signaling-Mediated Control of Cell Divisionby Swathi Arur

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 129.20

    This volume covers the current knowledge base on the role of signaling and environmental pathways that control the normal development of germline stem cells, meiotic progression of oocytes, events of oocyte maturation and fertilization, and the birth of an embryo. Germ cells are uniquely poised to sustain life across generations through the fusion... more...

  • Manipulation of Allelopathic Crops for Weed Controlby Khawar Jabran

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.40

    This book clearly defines ways to maximize the allelopathic potential of important field crops for controlling weeds, either in the same crop or others. Compared to the use of herbicides, allelopathy is an attractive option to control weeds naturally under field conditions. The book highlights the allelopathic potential of several important cereals... more...

  • Protein Kinases in Development and Diseaseby Andreas Jenny

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 210.00

    Protein Kinases in Development and Disease discusses and reviews important, but often neglected, kinases. A good representation of current model organisms from plants and C. elegans to mice are used as the basis to illustrate how we can use our understanding of normal development to learn about disease. Reviews kinases, the fundamental regulators... more...

  • Dictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicineby Frank J. Dye

    Wiley 2017; US$ 149.95 US$ 129.96

    Stem cells, regenerative medicine, and translational medicine, are all areas of burgeoning basic research and clinical application. This dictionary includes the fundamental terminology of each of these areas, the major discoveries and significant scientists that comprise the history and current development of the field, as well as a number of concepts.... more...

  • Molecular Biology of Agingby P.Hemachandra Reddy

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 171.00

    Molecular Biology of Aging, the latest volume in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series, focuses on placental development and disease. Contains contributions from leading authorities on the topic Publishes cutting-edge reviews in molecular biology more...

  • Deep Homology?by Lewis I. Jr Held

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 32.00

    A comparison of the genetic circuits of Homo sapiens and Drosophila reveals the evidence for deep homology. more...

  • The Neuropilins: Role and Function in Health and Diseaseby Gera Neufeld; Ofra Kessler

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 139.97

    This book covers basic research topics such as the structure-function relationships of neuropilins and mechanisms of neuropilin-mediated signal transduction, details the most important roles of the neuropilins in developmental biology, and addresses their roles in various conditions such as cancer and various eye diseases.  The two neuropilin... more...