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Author Gilbert, Scott F., 1949-

Title Developmental biology / Scott F. Gilbert ; with a chapter on plant development by Susan R. Singer
Edition Seventh edition
Published Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, [2003]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  571.8 Gil/Dbi 2003  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 838 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM entitled Vade mecum²
4 3/4 in
Contents Ch. 1. Developmental biology: The anatomical tradition -- Ch. 2. Life cycles and the evolution of developmental patterns -- Ch. 3. Principles of experimental embryology -- Ch. 4. The genetic core of development -- Ch. 5. The paradigm of differential gene expression -- Ch. 6. Cell-cell communication in development -- Ch. 7. Fertilization: Beginning a new organism -- Ch. 8. Early development in selected invertebrates -- Ch. 9. The genetics of axis specification in Drosophila -- Ch. 10. Early development and axis formation in amphibians -- Ch. 11. The early development of vertebrates: Fish, birds, and mammals -- Ch. 12. The emergence of the ectoderm: the central nervous system and the epidermis -- Ch. 13. Neural crest cells and axonal specificity -- Ch. 14. Paraxial and intermediate mesoderm -- Ch. 15. Lateral plate mesoderm and endoderm -- Ch. 16. Development of the tetrapod limb -- Ch. 17. Sex determination -- Ch. 18. Metamorphosis, regeneration, and aging -- Ch. 19. The saga of the germ line -- Ch. 20. An overview of plant development -- Ch. 21. Medical implications of developmental biology -- Ch. 22. Environmental regulation of animal development -- Ch. 23. Developmental mechanisms of evolutionary change
Summary Written primarily for undergraduate biology majors but also useful for introducing graduate students and medical students to developmental biology. In addition to exploring and synthesizing the organismal, cellular, and molecular aspects of animal development, the Seventh Edition expands its coverage of the medical, environmental, and evolutionary aspects of developmental biology
Notes CD-ROM titled: Vade mecum2: an interactive guide to developmental biology
Issued with a computer optical disc: Vade mecum : an interactive guide to developmental biology, by Mary S. Tyler and Ronald N. Kozlowski
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Supplementary materials available via the internet
System requirements: Pentium III CPU, 800 MHz or faster, Power Macintosh G3 or newer; 128 MB installed RAM; Windows 2000, XP or later, Mac OS X 10.1.2 or newer; QuickTime 6.0 or newer; 16-bit color, 800 x 600 or greater resolution
Subject Embryology.
Developmental biology.
Developmental Biology.
Developmental Biology.
Genre/Form CD-ROM.
Computer File.
Laboratory Manual.
Laboratory manuals.
Author Tyler, Mary S., 1949- Vade mecum2
LC no. 2003001670
ISBN 0878932585 hardcover
087893832X CD-ROM
Other Titles Vade mecum²