Developmental Biology Products

  • Muscles of Vertebrates

    Comparative Anatomy, Evolution, Homologies and Development, 1st Edition

    By Rui Diogo, Virginia Abdala

    The Vertebrata is one of the most speciose groups of animals, comprising more than 58,000 living species. This book provides a detailed account on the comparative anatomy, development, homologies and evolution of the head, neck, pectoral and forelimb muscles of vertebrates. It includes hundreds of…

    Hardback – 2010-07-21
    CRC Press

  • Apoptosis

    Modern Insights into Disease from Molecules to Man, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor R. Preedy

    Targeting the key active elements in the mechanism and application of apoptosis and its therapeutic implications, Apoptosis: Modern Insights into Disease from Molecules to Man covers apoptosis from A to Z. Comprehensive in scope, it explores a wide range of topics including various cancers, asthma,…

    Hardback – 2010-07-19
    CRC Press

  • Biological Clock in Fish

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ewa Kulczykowska, Wlodzimierz Popek, B.G. Kapoor

    Each organism has its own internal biological clock, which is reset by environmental cues (Zeitgebers), thus keeping it synchronized with the external environment. It is a chemically based oscillating system within cells, relying on molecular feedback loops. Circadian biological clocks exist in…

    Hardback – 2010-05-27
    CRC Press

  • Vertebrates

    Structures and Functions, 1st Edition

    By S. M. Kisia

    Describing the diversity and features of various vertebrate groups, ranging from the oldest living fishes to the relatively more recent evolution of mammals, this book covers anatomical systems including organs and tissues, as well as their function and differentiation in various vertebrate groups.…

    Paperback – 2010-04-12
    CRC Press
    Biological Systems in Vertebrates

  • Comparative High Pressure Biology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Sebert

    High pressure biology is an old, fascinating and stimulating field of research. One of the major reasons for the interest in studying high pressure is that this environmental factor also plays an important role in thermodynamics and consequently in biology. Pressure, from a biological perspective,…

    Hardback – 2010-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Fish Locomotion

    An Eco-ethological Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Domenici, B.G. Kapoor

    Fish accomplish most of their basic behaviors by swimming. Swimming is fundamental in a vast majority of fish species for avoiding predation, feeding, finding food, mating, migrating and finding optimal physical environments. Fish exhibit a wide variety of swimming patterns and behaviors. This…

    Hardback – 2010-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Gonorynchiformes and Ostariophysan Relationships

    A Comprehensive Review (Series on: Teleostean Fish Biology), 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Grande

    An understanding of gonorynchiform morphology and systematic inter- and intra-relationships has proven vital to a better understanding of the evolution of lower teleosts in general, and more specifically of groups such as the clupeiforms (e.g., herrings and anchovies), and ostariophysans (e.g.,…

    Hardback – 2010-01-01
    CRC Press

  • The Laboratory Xenopus sp.

    1st Edition

    By Sherril L. Green

    Even though Xenopus is one of the two most popular non-mammalian animals used in biomedical research, its value in the lab suffers from a lack of standardization regarding their optimal care, breeding, and housing. Filling the need for such a reference, The Laboratory Xenopus sp provides…

    Paperback – 2009-12-02
    CRC Press
    Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference

  • Histologic Basis of Mouse Endocrine System Development

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Kaufman, Alexander Yu. Nikitin, John P. Sundberg

    Transform Your Computer Monitor into a Virtual Microscope The world’s leading expert on mouse embryology, Dr. Matthew Kaufman is responsible for producing classic texts that are considered the most respected in the field. While the quality of their photowork at the time was considered…

    Hardback – 2009-10-15
    CRC Press
    Research Methods For Mutant Mice

  • Airway Chemoreceptors in Vertebrates

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giacomo Zaccone, Ernest Cutz, Dirk Adriaensen

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the information available on the morphological, physiological and evolutionary aspects of specialized cells distributed within the epithelia of the airways in the vertebrates. A lot of work has been done on the cell and molecular biology…

    Hardback – 2009-01-09
    CRC Press

  • Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Fishes (Agnathans and Bony Fishes)

    Sperm Competition Hormones, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie G M Jamieson

    The animals loosely termed fish constitute more than half of all known vertebrate species. There are approximately 27,000 described living species of bony fishes (Euteleostomi = Osteichthyes), about 70 species of hagfishes and some 34 species of lampreys. Approximately 970 species are…

    Hardback – 2009-01-08
    CRC Press
    Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny

  • Development of Non-teleost Fishes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yvette W Kunz, Carl A. Luer, B.G. Kapoor

    An up-to-date compilation of the development of non-teleost fishes has so far been unavailable. These fishes include the jawless fishes (hagfish and lampreys), the cartilaginous fishes (sharks, rays, skates and chimaeras), the forerunners of the teleostei: the cladistia (bichirs and reedfish), the…

    Hardback – 2009-01-08
    CRC Press

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