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Key Experiments in Practical Developmental Biology

Key Experiments in Practical Developmental Biology Author Manuel Marí-Beffa
ISBN-10 0521833159
Release 2005-03-24
Pages 382
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This unique resource presents 27 laboratory exercises for use in student practical classes, all of which are classic experiments in developmental biology. These are experiments that provided key insights into developmental questions, and many of them are described by the scientists who carried out the original pioneering research. This book provides a bridge between state-of-the-art experimental work and the laboratory classes taken at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. All chapters follow the same logical format, taking the students from materials and methods, through results and discussion, so that they learn the underlying rationale employed in the research.



Essential Developmental Biology

Essential Developmental Biology Author Jonathan M. W. Slack
ISBN-10 9781118387603
Release 2012-09-26
Pages 496
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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



Developmental Biology Protocols

Developmental Biology Protocols Author Rocky S. Tuan
ISBN-10 089603576X
Release 2000-01-21
Pages 522
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Drawing on state-of-the-art cellular and molecular techniques as well as new and sophisticated imaging and information technologies, this comprehensive, three-volume collection of cutting-edge protocols provides readily reproducible methods for studying and analyzing the events of embryonic development. Volume 1 (ISBN: 089603-574-3) contains techniques for establishing and characterizing several widely used experimental model systems, for the study of developmental patterns and morphogenesis, and for the examination of embryo structure and function. There are also step-by-step methods for the analaysis of cell lineage, the production and use of chimeras, and the experimental and molecular manipulation of embryos, including the application of viral vectors. Volume 2 (ISBN: 0-89603-575-1) describes state-of-the-art methods for the study of organogenesis, the analysis of abnormal development and teratology, the screening and mapping of novel genes and mutations, and the application of transgenesis, including the production of transgenic animals and gene knockouts. No less innovative, Volume 3 (ISBN: 0-89603-576-X) introduces powerful techniques for the manipulation of developmental gene expression and function, the analysis of gene expression, the characterization of tissue morphogenesis and development, the in vitro study of differentiation and development, and the genetic analysis of developmental models of diseases. Highly practical and richly annotated, the three volumes of Developmental Biology Protocols describe multiple experimental systems and details techniques adopted from the broadest array of biomedical disciplines.



Experimental Developmental Biology

Experimental Developmental Biology Author Laura R. Keller
ISBN-10 0124039707
Release 1999
Pages 114
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This work is designed for use as a lab manual in college-level courses in developmental biology or animal development. It could also be used in cell biology lab courses. In each laboratory exercise, students examine gametes and developing embryos of a single species, and also perform several experiments to probe the developmental process best illustrated by that species. A feature of this manual is the preparator's guide, which provides information for setting up each lab.



Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin and Other Marine Invertebrates

Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin and Other Marine Invertebrates Author David J. Carroll
ISBN-10 1493959026
Release 2016-09-03
Pages 347
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In Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin and Other Marine Invertebrates: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers in the field detail many of the methods which are now used to study sea urchins and other marine invertebrates in the laboratory. These include methods and protocols on imaging, other useful experimental tools for cell, developmental biology research, variety of molecular biological methods, and strategies for utilizing the sea urchin genome. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and key tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and practical, Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin and other Marine Invertebrates: Methods and Protocols seeks to aid scientists in the further study into sea urchins and other marine invertebrates.



Early Development of Xenopus Laevis

Early Development of Xenopus Laevis Author Hazel L. Sive
ISBN-10 0879695781
Release 2000
Pages 338
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Amphibian embryos are supremely valuable in studies of early vertebrate development because they are large, handle easily, and can be obtained at many interesting stages. And of all the amphibians available for study, the most valuable is Xenopus laevis,which is easy to keep and ovulates at any time of year in response to simple hormone injections. Xenopusembryos have been studied for years but this is a particularly exciting time for the field. Techniques have become available very recently that permit a previously impossible degree of manipulation of gene expression in intact embryos, as well as the ability to visualize the results of such manipulation. As a result, a sophisticated new understanding of Xenopusdevelopment has emerged, which ensures the species’ continued prominent position among the organisms favored for biological investigation. This manual contains a comprehensive collection of protocols for the study of early development in Xenopusembryos. It is written by several of the field’s most prominent investigators in the light of the experience they gained as instructors in an intensive laboratory course taught at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory since 1991. As a result it contains pointers, hints, and other technical knowledge not readily available elsewhere. This volume is essential reading for all investigators interested in the developmental and cell biology of Xenopusand vertebrates generally. Many of the techniques described here are illustrated in an accompanying set of videotapeswhich are cross-referenced to the appropriate section of the manual.



Johnson Volpe s Patterns Experiments in Developmental Biology

Johnson   Volpe s Patterns   Experiments in Developmental Biology Author Leland G. Johnson
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105017321857
Release 1995-01-01
Pages 229
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A laboratory manual for developmental biology offering basic, easy to use, laboratory investigations (18 experiments) spanning various models including echinoderm (Sea Urchin), amphibian (Frog), chick embryo, and fern gametophyte.



Egg and Ego

Egg and Ego Author J.M.W. Slack
ISBN-10 038798559X
Release 1999
Pages 195
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Egg and Ego is a book aimed at a general audience of student biologists. It is part a personal account of Jonathan Slack's own life in science (specifically developmental biology),and part an entertaining description and discussion of what it is like to a professional biologist. This superbly written book provides an intriguing (and often amusing) account of what exactly cellular and molecular biologists do in their jobs.



Essential developmental biology

Essential developmental biology Author Claudio D. Stern
ISBN-10 UOM:39015038998871
Release 1993
Pages 333
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Russian Journal of Developmental Biology

Russian Journal of Developmental Biology Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015068694556
Release 2006
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Developmental Toxicology

Developmental Toxicology Author Craig Harris
ISBN-10 1493962078
Release 2016-05-01
Pages 484
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This book details methods used to study developmental toxicology. It highlights the evolution of methods from classical teratology approaches to dynamic, state-of-the-art molecular methods, systems biology, and next generation models and procedures.



Practical Systems Biology

Practical Systems Biology Author Alistair Hetherington
ISBN-10 9781134133048
Release 2008-11-19
Pages 300
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Systems biology is the study of organisms as interacting networks of genes, proteins and reactions. Practical Systems Biology provides a detailed overview of the different approaches used in this relatively new discipline, integrating bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics and metabolomics. Various areas of research are also discussed, including the use of computational models of biological processes, and post-genomic research. Each chapter is written by an experienced researcher and gives an excellent account of various issues of systems biology that is suitable for postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers who are interested in this expanding area of science.



The Soviet Journal of Developmental Biology

The Soviet Journal of Developmental Biology Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015018224140
Release 1989
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Nutrition and Developmental Biology

Nutrition and Developmental Biology Author National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Division of Research Grants. Scientific Evaluation Section
ISBN-10 MINN:30000010565699
Release 1969
Pages 48
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The Scientific Basis of Urology Second Edition

The Scientific Basis of Urology  Second Edition Author Anthony R. Mundy
ISBN-10 9781482211351
Release 2004-08-12
Pages 688
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Written specifically for urological trainees by a distinguished team of contributors, The Scientific Basis of Urology, Second Edition provides the reader with a thorough coverage of urology. Every area, function, illness and cure of the urinary tract, along with specific discussions of the relevant anatomy and physiology, are discussed in clearly written text, abundantly illustrated with full color photographs and diagrams. Each chapter takes the basic principles of its topic area and expands upon them to ensure maximum understanding. New Chapters in the Second Edition: Inflammation Shock Detrusor Smooth Muscle Physiology Pathophysiology of Bladder Dysfunction The Scientific Basis of Urodynamics Biology of Cancer and Metastasis Molecular Genetics and Pathology of Renal Cell Carcinomas Principles of Chemotherapy Urological and Biochemical Aspects of Transplantation Biology Perioperative Care of the Urological Patient



C elegans

C  elegans Author Ian A. Hope
ISBN-10 9780191591983
Release 1999-12-09
Pages 302
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Caenorhabditis Elegans has been a popular model organism for biological research for over thirty years and has been used to investigate many aspects of animal development, for example apoptosis, the Hox genes, signal transduction pathways, and the development of the nervous system. It has recently taken on new importance with the publication of the entire genome sequence in 1998. The first chapter gives all the basic information on C. elegans required to use it: it's natural history, anatomy, life cycle, development, and evolution. Information on how to obtain, grow, and maintain C. elegans for use as a model system is given in Chapter 4. Chapters 2 and 3 describe the genome project and show how to use genome sequence information by searching the database for homologues using different search methods and then how to analyse the search data. The next chapter gives the essential practical details of transformation and common uses for the technique. Chapter 6 covers reverse genetics and describes strategies for gene inactivation that are known to work in C elegans: epigenetic inactivation and mutational germ line inactivation. Chapter 7 is designed to help the user analyse phenotype by microscopy and includes Normaski, fluorescence, 4-dimensional, and electron microscopy. Techniques for studying the neurobiology of C. elegans are given in chapter 8. Chapter 9 describes the three commonly used approaches for studying gene expression and Chapter 10 deals with the common methods of molecular biology essential for gene characterization. C. elegans is not the ideal organism for biochemical studies, but chapter 11 describes several procedures for producing biochemically useful quantities of pure tissues. The final chapter is about conventional genetics and details the standard procedures for selfing and crossing; mutagenesis and mutant screening; characterization of mutants; gene mapping; temperature-shift experiments and mosaic analysis. Caenorhabditis Elegans: A Practical Approach will therefore provide all the background information necessary for use of C. elegans as a model system.



T Cell Protocols

T Cell Protocols Author Kelly P. Kearse
ISBN-10 9781592596829
Release 2000
Pages 365
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In T Cell Protocols: Development and Activation, Kelly P. Kearse and a panel of laboratory experts describe the step-by-step execution of a wide variety of basic and specialized techniques for the study of T cell developmental biology and of their subsequent activation. Readily reproducible, the techniques are explained concisely, but in such detail that they are suitable for both the novice and experienced investigator. Coverage includes treatment of both fundamental and novel experimental protocols for the analysis of the role T cells play in immune function and in the prevention and cure of human diseases. Practical and timely, T Cell Protocols: Development and Activation offers basic scientists and clinical investigators a valuable compendium of key protocols that will improve skills with existing methods, as well as afford rapid mastery of powerful new techniques.