Organogenetic Gene Networks

Genetic Control of Organ Formation
 Previously published in hardcover
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Previously published in hardcover
James Castelli-Gair Hombría
789 g
235x155x0 mm

1- Models for studying Organogenetic gene networks in the 21st century

James Castelli-Gair Hombría and Paola Bovolenta

2- Organogenesis of the C. elegans vulva and control of cell fusion

Nathan Weinstein and Benjamin Podbilewicz

3- Advances in understanding the generation and specification of unique neuronal sub-types from Drosophila neuropeptidergic neurons

Stefan Thor and Douglas W. Allan

4- Fast and Furious 800. The retinal determination gene network in Drosophila .

Fernando Casares and Isabel Almudi

5- Genetic control of salivary gland tubulogenesis in Drosophila

Clara Sidor and Katja Röper

6- Organogenesis of the Drosophila respiratory system

Rajprasad Loganathan, Yim Ling Cheng, Deborah J. Andrew

7- Organogenesis of the zebrafish kidney

George Chang, Richard W. Naylor, and Alan J. Davidson

8- Morphogenetic mechanisms of inner ear development

Berta Alsinaand Andrea Streit

9- Vertebrate eye gene regulatory networks

Juan R. Martinez-Morales

10- Vertebrate eye evolution

Juan R. Martinez-Morales and Annamaria Locascio

11- Principles of early vertebrate forebrain formation

Florencia Cavodeassi, Tania Moreno-Mármol, Maria Hernandez-Bejarano and Paola Bovolenta

12- Control of organoganesis by Hox genes

James Castelli-Gair Hombría, Carlos Sánchez-Higeras and Ernesto Sánchez-Herrero

All animals, including humans, derive from a single cell, which possesses all the genetic instructions needed to define how the animal will look like. However, during development, the millions of cells that derive from the zygote will only select part of this genetic information to give rise to the various organs of the body. The coordination of different cell behaviours during development results in the formation of specialized tissues and organs giving rise to highly adapted animals. This book provides an overview of how this diversification is achieved during organ formation and how it may have evolved. Conserved cellular processes are presented using examples from selected vertebrate and invertebrate species that illustrate how developmental biologists are solving the complex puzzle of organ formation. This volume is aimed to students, researchers and medical doctors alike who want to find a simple but rigorous introduction on how gene networks control organ formation.

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