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A history of embryology

Author: T J Horder; J A Witkowski; C C Wylie; British Society for Developmental Biology. Symposium
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Material Type: Conference publication, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T J Horder; J A Witkowski; C C Wylie; British Society for Developmental Biology. Symposium
ISBN: 0521259533 9780521259538
OCLC Number: 12262102
Description: xxiv, 477 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: the Eighth Symposium of the British Society for Developmental Biology ; edited by T.J. Horder, J.A. Witkowski, C.C. Wylie.
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Preface J. Needham, F.R.S. vii Editor's introduction ix Chronological outline xvii Part 1 1 An outline of concepts of generation and heredity up to the end of the nineteenth century 3 Weismann, Hydromedusae, and the biogenetic imperative: a reconsideration 7 Embryology and classical zoology in Great Britain M. Ridley 35 Was there a characteristic tradition in Britain determining the response to embryological issues? 69 Preformation or new formation- or neither or both Jane Maienschein 73 Origins of the embryological tradition in the the United States 109 T.H. Morgan and the split between embryology and genetics, 1910-35 Garland E. Allen 113 Experimental technique in the rise of American embryology 147 Ross Harrison and the experimental analysis of nerve growth: the origins of tissue culture J.A. Witkowski 149 The emergence of experimental embryology in Germany 179 Han Spemann and the organiser T.J. Horder and P.J Weindling 183 PART 2 243 Early interactions between embryology and biochemistry J. Brachet 245 Primary embryonic induction in retospect Lauri Saxen and S. Toivonen 261 Structural and dynamical explanations in the world of neglected dimensions Robert Olby 275 Form and strategy in biology: reflections on the career of C.H. Waddington Edward Yoxen 309 Regeneration H.Wallace 331 Gradients, position and pattern: a history L. Wolpert 347 The role of genes in ontogenedid- evolving concepts from 1883 to 1983 as perceived by an insect embryologist Klaus Sander 363 Genome function in sea-urchin embryos: fundamental insights of Th. Boveri reflected in recent molecular discoveries Eric H. Davidson 397 Reductionism and holism in biology Neil W. Tennant 407 Selected references to resources relating to the history of embryology 435 Index 463

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