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1st Edition

The Principles of Embryology

ISBN 9781138956995
Published March 31, 2021 by Routledge
522 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1956, this book was considered the first comprehensive and unitary work on the subject since 1934. It provides an analysis of the relations between genetics and epigenetics, between genes and their effects. The book will be of interest to ebryologists, but also to more general biologists.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Facts of Development  1. The Science of Embryology  2. The Gametes  3. Fertilisation  4. Cleavage  5. The Echinoderms  6. Spirally Cleaving Eggs  7. The Ascidians and Amphioxus  8. The Insects  9. The Verterbrates: Amphibia and Birds  10. The Epigenetics of the Embryonic Axis  11. Embryo Formation in Other Groups of Vertebrates  12. Organ Developmetn in Vertebrates  13. Growth  14. Regeneration  Part II: The Fundamental Mechanisms of Development  15. The Role of the Genes in the Epigenetic System  16. The Activation of the Genes by the Cytoplasm  17. The Synthesis of New Substances  18. Plasmagenes  19. The Differentiating System  20. Individuation- The Formation of Pattern and Shape;  Bibliography;  Author Index;  Subject Index

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