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Key experiments in practical developmental biology

Author: Manuel Marí-Beffa; Jennifer Knight
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Spanish

This 2005 text comprises 27 laboratory exercises for courses in developmental biology. These are experiments that provided insights into developmental questions, many of them presented by the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel Marí-Beffa; Jennifer Knight
ISBN: 0521833159 9780521833158
OCLC Number: 758045011
Notes: Índices.
Description: XVI, 382 p., [4] p. de lám. : il., gráf
Contents: List of contributors; Preface Manuel Mari; Introduction Jennifer Knight; Part I. Graftings: 1. Two developmental gradients control head formation in hydra H. R. Bode; 2. Embryonic regulation and induction in sea urchin development C. A. Ettensohn; 3. The isthmic organizer and brain regionalization in chick embryos D. Echevaarria and S. Martinez; Part II. Specific Chemical Reagents: 4. Chemotaxis of aggregating Dictyostelium cells G. Gerisch and M. Ecke; 5. Inhibition of signal transduction pathways prevents head regeneration in hydra L. M. Salgado; 6. Retinoic acid during limb regeneration M. Maden; Part III. Beads Implantation: 7. Experimental techniques in avian embryos Y. Ganan, J. Rodriguez-Leon and D. Macias; 8. Induction of ectopic limb outgrowth in chick with FGF-8 A. Raya, C. Rodriguez Esteban and J. C. Izpisua-Belmonte; Part IV. Nucleic Acid Injections: 9. RNAi techniques applied to freshwater planarians (Platyhelminthes) during regeneration D. Bueno, R. Romero and E. Salo; 10. Microinjection of Xenopus embryos R. J. Garriock and P. A. Krieg; Part V. Genetic Analysis: 11. Segmental specification in Drosophila melanogaster L. De Navas, M. Suzanne, D. Foronda and E. Sanchez-Herrero; 12. Genetic analysis of flower development in Arabidopsis thaliana: the ABC model of floral organ identity determination J. L. Riechmann; 13. Genetic analysis of vulva development in C. elegans S. Canevascini; Part VI. Clonal Analysis: 14. The role of the gene apterous in the development of the Drosophila wing F. J. Diaz-Benjumea; 15. Extramacrochaetae, an example of a gene required for control of limb size and cell differentiation during wing morphogenesis in Drosophila A. Baonza; 16. Hedgehog transduction pathway is involved in pattern formation in Drosophila melanogaster tergites M. Mari-Beffa; Part VII. In situ Hybridization: 17. Retinoic acid signalling controls anteroposterior patterning of the zebrafish hindbrain G. Begemann; 18. Left-right asymmetry in the mouse M. Blum, A. Schweickert and C. Karcher; Part VIII. Transgenic Organisms: 19. Bicoid and Dorsal: two transcriptions factor gradients which specify cell fates in the early Drosophila embryo S. Roth; 20. Significance of the temporal modulation of Hox gene expression on segment morphology J. Castelli-Gair Hombria; 21. The UAS/GAL4 system for tissue-specific analysis of EGFR gene function in Drosophila melanogaster J. B. Duffy and N. Perrimon; 22. Neurogenesis in Drosophila: a genetic approach C. Klambt and H. Vaessin; 23. Role of the achaete-scute complex genes in the development of the adult peripheral nervous system of Drosophila melanogaster S. Sotillos and S. Campuzano; Part IX. Vertebrate Cloning: 24. The conservation of the genome and nuclear reprogramming in Xenopus J. B. Gurdon; Part X. Cell Culture: 25. In vitro culture and differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells A. Rolletschek, C. Wiese and A. M. Wobus; Part XI. Evo-Devo Studies: 26. Microevolution between Drosophila species N. Skaer and P. Simpson; Part XII. Computational Modelling: 27. Theories as a tool to understand the complex network of molecular interactions M. Meinhardt; Appendices; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Manuel Marí-Beffa, Jennifer Knight.


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