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Developmental Biology

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Wnt Signaling in Development and Diseaseby Stefan P. Hoppler; Randall T. Moon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 169.95

    Widely recognized as one of the most important signaling mechanisms in development and disease, Wnt signaling pathways are networks of proteins that play significant roles in embryogenesis or cancer development. Wnt Signaling in Development and Disease addresses the fundamentals of Wnt signaling and delves into molecular pathway mechanisms, its role... more...

  • Evolution by Tumor Neofunctionalizationby Andrei P. Kozlov

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 49.95

    Evolution by Tumor Neofunctionalization explores the possibility of the positive role of tumors in evolution of multicellular organisms. This unique perspective goes beyond recent publications on how evolution may influence tumors, to consider the possible role of tumors in evolution. Widespread in nature tumors represent a much broader category... more...

  • Mechanisms of Regenerationby Brigitte Galliot

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 210.00

    This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers the area of mechanisms in regeneration. With an international board of authors, it provides a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as control of growth during regeneration, skeletal muscle degeneration and regeneration in mammals and flies, and suppression of regeneration... more...

  • Stem Cells in Development and Diseaseby Michael Rendl

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 210.00

    This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers Stem Cells in Development and Disease. The chapters provide a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as the mechanisms of pluripotency in vivo and in vitro, hematopoietic stem cell development, intestinal stem cells and their defining niche, epithelial stem cells in adult... more...

  • The Guide to Investigation of Mouse Pregnancyby B. Anne Croy; Aureo T. Yamada; Francesco J. DeMayo; S. Lee Adamson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 199.95

    The Guide to Investigation of Mouse Pregnancy is the first publication to cover the mouse placenta or the angiogenic tree the mother develops to support the placenta. This much-needed resource covers monitoring of the cardiovascular system, gestational programming of chronic adult disease, epigenetic regulation, gene imprinting, and stem cells.... more...

  • Cell Press Reviews: Stem Cells to Model and Treat Diseaseby Cell Press

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 24.95

    Cell Press Reviews: Stem Cells to Model and Treat Disease informs, inspires, and connects stem cell researchers and clinicians at all stages in their careers with timely, comprehensive reviews written by leaders in the field and curated by Cell Press editors. The publication offers a broad view of some of the most compelling topics in stem cell... more...

  • Advances in the Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology of Tourette Syndromeby Davide Martino; Andrea E Cavanna

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 210.00

    This volume of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on advances in the neurochemistry and neuropharmacology of Tourette syndrome. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and includes important topics regards tics, neurotransmitters,... more...

  • Neurobiology of Autismby Genevieve Konopka

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 210.00

    This volume in the International Review of Neurobiology is a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art research into autism pathophysiology. Its chapters cover a wide range of etiologies, from genetics and development to environmental factors. In addition, it discusses key cell and behavioral phenotypes, including cortical and cerebellar phenotypes,... more...