Developmental biology, Volume 1

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Sinauer Associates, Inc. Publishers, 2006 - Science - 817 pages
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Increased emphasis on gene activity, signal transduction and the emphasis on the roles of paracrine factors in development.

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Contents

The anatomical tradition
3
The Questions of Developmental Biology 4 Evolutionary Embryology
15
Life cycles and the evolution of developmental patterns
25
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Scott F. Gilbert teaches in the Department of Biology at Swarthmore College. He is the author of Developmental Biology.

Susan Singer is the Laurence McKinley Gould Professor of the Natural Sciences in teh dpartment of biology at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, where she has taught introductory biology, plant biology, genetics, plant development, and developmental genetics for 20 years. Her research interests are focused on the development and evolution of flowering plants. Singer has authored numberous scientific publications on plant development, contributed chapters to developmental biology texts, and is actively involved with teh education efforts of several professional societies. She received the American Society of Plant Biology's Excellence in Teaching Award, serves on teh National Academies Board on Science Education, and chaired the NRC study committee that produced America's Lab Report.

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