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Organogenesis in Development, Vol 90. Current Topics in Developmental Biology

  • ID: 1769111
  • Book
  • September 2010
  • 456 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Understanding organogenesis is central to current efforts to direct stem cell differentiation and function in the context of a complex organ. Defects in organogenesis are often the major manifestations of human genetic disease syndromes. This volume describes the development of 10 major organ systems, reviewed by experts in each, to provide an up-to-date overview for researchers within and outside the field, students, teachers and clinicians.

  • Summarizes the key morphological and cellular events
  • Emphasizes up-to-date research relating to molecular control mechanisms
  • Draws on a range of model vertebrates and contemporary experimental approaches, including lessons learnt from human developmental disease
  • Distils common themes and differences for comparative studies
  • Highlights key remaining questions and sets the agenda for future research

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  1. How to Make a Heart: The Origin and Regulation of Cardiac

    Progenitor Cells

    Ste´phane D. Vincent and Margaret E. Buckingham

  2. Vascular Development-Genetic Mechanisms and Links to

    Vascular Disease

    John C. Chappell and Victoria L. Bautch

  3. Lung Organogenesis

    David Warburton, Ahmed El-Hashash, Gianni Carraro, Caterina Tiozzo,

    Frederic Sala, Orquidea Rogers, Stijn De Langhe, Paul J. Kemp,

    Daniela Riccardi, John Torday, Saverio Bellusci, Wei Shi,

    Sharon R Lubkin, and Edwin Jesudason

  4. Transcriptional Networks and Signaling Pathways that Govern

    Vertebrate Intestinal Development

    Joan K. Heath

  5. Kidney Development: Two Tales of Tubulogenesis

    Melissa Little, Kylie Georgas, David Pennisi, and Lorine Wilkinson

  6. The Game Plan: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of

    Mammalian Testis Development

    Elanor N. Wainwright and Dagmar Wilhelm

  7. Building Pathways for Ovary Organogenesis in the

    Mouse Embryo

    Chia-Feng Liu, Chang Liu, and Humphrey H-C Yao

  8. Vertebrate Skeletogenesis

    Ve´ronique Lefebvre and Pallavi Bhattaram

  9. The Molecular Regulation of Vertebrate Limb Patterning

    Natalie C. Butterfield, Edwina McGlinn, and Carol Wicking

  10. Eye Development

Jochen Graw

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Koopman, Peter
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