Analysis of Biological Development (K. Kalthoff)

Brief Table of Contents

 


PART ONE:
FROM GAMETOGENESIS TO HISTOGENESIS

1. Analysis of Development
2. The Role of Cells in Development
3. Gametogenesis
4. Fertilization
5. Cleavage
6. Cell Fate, Potency and Determination
7. Genomic Equivalence and the Cytoplasmic Environment
8. Localized Cytoplasmic Determinants
9. Axis Formation and Mesoderm Induction
10. Gastrulation
11. Cell Adhesion and Morphogenesis
12. Organogenesis 
13. Ectodermal Organs
14. Endodermal and Mesodermal Organs


PART TWO:
CONTROL OF GENE EXPRESSION IN DEVELOPMENT

15. The Use of Mutants and Transgenic Organisms in the Analysis of Development
16. Transcriptional Control
17. RNA Processing
18. Translational Control and Post-translational Modifications
19. Genetic and Paragenetic Information

PART THREE:
SELECTED TOPICS IN DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

20. Cell Differentiation
21. Pattern Formation and Embryonic Fields
22. Genetic and Molecular Analysis of Pattern Formation in the Drosophila Embryo
23. The Role of Hox Genes in Vertebrate Development
24. Genetic and Molecular Analysis of Pattern Formation in Plants
25. Experimental and Genetic Analysis of Caenorhabditis elegans Development
26. Sex Determination
27. Hormonal Control of Development
28. Organismic Growth and Oncogenes
29. Senescence 
References
Credits
Indexes
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