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Author Gilbert, Scott F., 1949-
Title Developmental biology / Scott F. Gilbert ; with a chapter on plant development by Susan R. Singer
Imprint Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, Inc. Publishers, c2006
book jacket
 LS Eco Pavilion (TIGP Area)  QL955 G466d 2006    AVAILABLE    30150100269676
 LS Eco Pavilion (TIGP Area)  CD QL955 G466d 2006  CD-ROM    AVAILABLE    30150100296836
Edition 8th ed
Descript xviii, 817 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Developmental biology : the anatomical tradition -- Life cycles and the evolution of developmental patterns -- Principles of experimental embryology -- The genetic core of development -- The paradigm of differential gene expression -- Cell-cell communication in development -- Fertilization : beginning a new organism -- Early development in selected invertebrates -- The genetics of axis specification in Drosophila -- Early development and axis formation in amphibians -- The early development of vertebrates : fish, birds, and mammals -- The emergence of the ectoderm : central nervous system and epidermis -- Neural crest cells and axonal specificity -- Paraxial and intermediate mesoderm -- Lateral plate mesoderm and endoderm -- Development of the tetrapod limb -- Sex determination -- Postembryonic development : metamorphosis, regeneration, and aging -- The saga of the germ line -- An overview of plant development -- Medical implications of developmental biology -- Environmental regulation of animal development -- Developmental mechanisms of evolutionary change
Subject Embryology
Developmental biology
Alt Author Tyler, Mary S., 1949- Developmental biology.
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