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BIOS Instant Notes in Developmental Biology

1st Edition

By Dr Richard Twyman

Taylor & Francis

452 pages

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Paperback: 9781859961537
pub: 2000-06-15
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Coverage of the field in Instant Notes in Developmental Biology is current and focuses largely on the principles of embryonic development. It is designed to provide a clear summary of the principles of developmental biology in a compact and easily manageable structure.

Table of Contents

A. First principles.

B. Experimental developmental biology.

C. Genes in development.

D. Unicellular models.

E. Sex, gametes and fertilization.

F. Cleavage and gastrulation.

G. Single cell specification.

H. Axis specification and patterning in Drosophila.

I. Axis specification in vertebrates.

J. Fate of the ectoderm.

K. Mesoderm and endoderm.

L. Organogenesis in invertebrate model systems.

M. Vertebrate limb development.

N. Plant development.

Further Reading.

Glossary of acronyms.


About the Series

Instant Notes

The Instant Notes series provides concise coverage of each subject, providing easy access to essential information. Each book:

  • focuses on core information
  • enables the reader to grasp the subject quickly and easily
  • offers a structural approach to learning
  • provides the essential facts with detailed explanations and clear illustrations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Developmental Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General