This book is an essential anatomical resource for developmental biologists who need to know about any aspect of mouse developmental anatomy, as well as for geneticists using the mouse embryo as a model. The book is a companion to Kaufman's The Atlas of Mouse Development, and details the developmental anatomy of the early embryo, the transitional tissues, and all the major organ systems. It also provides extensive comparisons with human developmental anatomy, both normal and abnormal. The book has extensive reference indexes detailing developmental stage criteria.
The Anatomical Basis of Mouse Development will be a key reference work for anyone who needs to understand developmental anatomy in normal and mutant mice.
- Complements Kaufman's The Atlas of Mouse Development
- Gives anatomical descriptions from oogenesis to birth, at a level of detail that goes beyond that found in most literature
- Provides detailed explanations for geneticists and molecular biologists with limited anatomical background to help them understand the emergence of all the major structures in the mouse embryo
- Contains comprehensive indexes detailing the appearance of over 1000 organs, tissues, and their components at different stages of mouse embryogenesis
- Includes comparisons with normal and abnormal human development
- Contains over 100 clear line diagrams showing mouse developmental anatomy as well as lineage relationships for the major organ systems
From Fertilization to Implantation.
The Postimplantation Embryo.
Postimplantation Extra-Embryonic Development.
The Transitional Tissues:
The Neural Crest.
Somites And Their Derivatives (muscles, dermis, and vertebrae).
The Branchial Arch System.
The Major Organ Systems:
The Heart and its Associated Vascular System.
The Urogenital System.
The Gut and its Associated Tissues.
The Mouth and Nose Region.
The Brain and Spinal Cord.
The Eye and the Ear.
Table of Mouse and Rat Developmental Stages.
The Tissues Present in Each Stage of Mouse Development.
Index of First Occurrences of Tissues.
The Wiring (Lineage) Diagrams
Bard, Jonathan B.L.
Jonathan Bard is a developmental biologist whose main interests are kidney development, the generation of structures in embryos and bioinformatics. He currently works on the cellular basis of nephron formation and on making ontologies of vertebrate anatomy for gene-expression databases (see http://genex.hgu.mrc.ac.uk" target="_blank">http://genex.hgu.mrc.ac.uk)