Essential Developmental Biology

Author: Jonathan M. W. Slack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118387600
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Essential Developmental Biology is a comprehensive, richly illustrated introduction to all aspects of developmental biology. Written in a clear and accessible style, the third edition of this popular textbook has been expanded and updated In addition, an accompanying website - www.essentialdevelopmentalbiology.com- provides instructional materials for both student and lecturer use, including animated developmental processes, a photo gallery of selected model organisms, and all artwork in downloadable format. With an emphasis throughout on the evidence underpinning the main conclusions, this book is an essential text for both introductory and more advanced courses in developmental biology. Shortlisted for the Society of Biology Book Awards 2013 in the Undergraduate Textbook category. Reviews of the Second Edition: "The second edition is a must have for anyone interested in development biology. New findings in hot fields such as stem cells, regeneration, and aging should make it attractive to a wide readership. Overall, the book is concise, well structured, and illustrated. I can highly recommend it." —Peter Gruss, Max Planck Society "I have always found Jonathan Slack's writing thoughtful, provocative, and engaging, and simply fun to read. This effort is no exception. Every student of developmental biology should experience his holistic yet analytical view of the subject." —Margaret Saha, College of William & Mary

Keywords And Concepts In Evolutionary Developmental Biology

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Publisher: Discovery Publishing House
ISBN: 9788183562560
Format: PDF
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Contents: Sting Journalism: Introduction, Forms and Features, Sting Journalism: Ethics, Methods and Hidden Cameras, Sting Operations: Current Perspective, Famous Investigative Journalists and Scandals, Sting Operations in Indian Perspectives.

Developmental Biology A Very Short Introduction

Author: Lewis Wolpert
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199601194
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"A concise account of what we know about development discusses the first vital steps of growth and explores one of the liveliest areas of scientific research."--P. [2] of cover.

Cellular and Molecular Procedures in Developmental Biology

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Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080584591
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This volume incorporates practical methods at the level of molecular, cellular, and whole organism biology in vertebrate and invertebrate models. It presents straightforward protocols written step-by-step for state-of-the-art techniques with the emphasis on single-cell resolution procedures. Provides straightforward, current protocols and critical appraisals Includes diverse analysis of cellular and molecular techniques Presents everything from whole-organ cultures to electrophysiological approaches Details a variety of methods for interfering with gene function in various species Offers multiple illusions of in situ hybridization, immunostaining, and apoptosis

Current Topics in Developmental Biology

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Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080584621
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This Series provides a comprehensive survey of the major topics in the field of developmental biology. The volumes are valuable to researchers in animal and plant development, as well as to students and professionals who want an introduction to cellular and molecular mechanisms of development. This year marks a major milestone for the Series as it completes its thirtieth year of publication, making it the longest-running forum for contemporary issues in developmental biology.

Essential Zebrafish Methods Cell and Developmental Biology

Author: Monte Westerfield
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080923437
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Due to its prolific reproduction and the external development of the transparent embryo, the zebrafish is the prime model for genetic and developmental studies, as well as research in genomics. While genetically distant from humans, nonetheless the vertebrate zebrafish has comparable organs and tissues that make it the model organism for study of vertebrate development. This book, one of two new volumes in the Reliable Lab Solutions series dealing with zebrafish, brings together a robust and up-to-date collection of time-tested methods presented by the world’s leading scientists. Culled from previously published chapters in Methods in Cell Biology and updated by the original authors where relevant, it provides a comprehensive collection of protocols describing the most widely used techniques relevant to the study of the cellular and developmental biology of zebrafish. The methods in this volume were hand-selected by the editors, whose goal was to a provide a handy and cost-effective collection of fail-safe methods, tips, and “tricks of the trade to both experienced researchers and more junior members in the lab. Provides busy researchers a quick reference for time-tested methods and protocols that really work, updated where possible by the original authors Gives pragmatic wisdom to the non-specialist from experts in the field with years of experience with trial and error

Molecular and Cellular Methods in Developmental Toxicology

Author: George P. Daston
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439810668
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This new manual provides a convenient source of experimental procedures, including the most modern and frequently used molecular and cellular techniques. Experimental protocols have been carefully selected by developmental toxicologists for developmental toxicologists. The most important new trends, such as evaluation of the safety of therapeutic antisense oligonucleotides, studies of the role of cell death in abnormal development, and the identification of sparingly expressed developmental control genes are featured. This is the perfect manual for scientists trained in classical developmental toxicology who want to add molecular and cellular methods to their research.

Entwicklungsbiologie

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Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783827404947
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Die Entwicklungsbiologie ist ein HerzstA1/4ck der gesamten Biologie. Mit der Anwendung moderner zell- und molekularbiologischer Techniken und Erkenntnisse hat dieses Fach in den letzten Jahren einen enormen Aufschwung und eine wahre Explosion des Wissens erlebt. Dieses neue Lehrbuch vermittelt vor allem die Grundprinzipien und SchlA1/4sselkonzepte, die die Entwicklungsbiologie einen. Dabei gehen die Autoren davon aus, daA entwicklungsbiologische Prozesse am besten zu verstehen sind, wenn man erlAutert, wie Gene das Verhalten von Zellen beeinflussen. Genetik und Zellbiologie nehmen daher in diesem Buch breiten Raum ein. Zahlreiche didaktisch durchdachte vierfarbige Graphiken und farbige Photographien sowie viele Zusammenfassungen und Aoebersichtsdiagramme erleichtern es dem Leser, die grundlegenden Konzepte und komplizierten Prozesse der Entwicklung nachzuvollziehen und zu verstehen. Der Schwerpunkt des Buches liegt auf den Wirbeltieren und der Taufliege, aber auch Wirbellose wie FadenwA1/4rmer und Seegurken werden behandelt. Wichtig ist die Integration der Entwicklungsbiologie von Pflanzen, die in anderen LehrbA1/4chern oft fehlt. Weitere zentrale Themen und Fragestellungen werden in der zweiten HAlfte des Buches vorgestellt und erlAutert: etwa die Morphogenese im frA1/4hen Embryonalstadium, die Prozesse der Zelldifferenzierung und der Organbildung, die Entwicklung des Nervensystems und der Keimzellen, Regeneration, Wachstum und Altern sowie die heute intensiv erforschten Beziehungen zwischen Entwicklung und Evolution. Ein Glossar rundet das konzeptionell und optisch beeindruckende Buch ab.

Towards a Theory of Development

Author: Alessandro Minelli
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191651184
Format: PDF, ePub
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Is it possible to explain and predict the development of living things? What is development? Articulate answers to these seemingly innocuous questions are far from straightforward. To date, no systematic, targeted effort has been made to construct a unifying theory of development. This novel work offers a unique exploration of the foundations of ontogeny by asking how the development of living things should be understood. It explores the key concepts of developmental biology, asks whether general principles of development can be discovered, and examines the role of models and theories. The two editors (one a biologist with long interest in the theoretical aspects of his discipline, the other a philosopher of science who has mainly worked on biological systems) have assembled a team of leading contributors who are representative of the scientific and philosophical community within which a diversity of thoughts are growing, and out of which a theory of development may eventually emerge. They analyse a wealth of approaches to concepts, models and theories of development, such as gene regulatory networks, accounts based on systems biology and on physics of soft matter, the different articulations of evolution and development, symbiont-induced development, as well as the widely discussed concepts of positional information and morphogenetic field, the idea of a 'programme' of development and its critiques, and the long-standing opposition between preformationist and epigenetic conceptions of development. Towards a Theory of Development is primarily aimed at students and researchers in the fields of 'evo-devo', developmental biology, theoretical biology, systems biology, biophysics, and the philosophy of science.