Table of Contents:
  • A Critical Role for the Poly(A) Tail of Maternal mRNAs
  • 4. Establishment of Competence for Preimplantation Embryogenesis During Oogenesis in Mice
  • II. Epigenetic Control of Embryo Development
  • 5. Regulation of Hamster Embryo Development In Vitro by Amino Acids
  • 6. Energy Metabolism in Preimplantation Development
  • 7. Growth Factors as Regulators of Mammalian Preimplantation Embryo Development
  • 8. Intracellular pH Regulation by the Preimplantation Embryo
  • III. Genetics of Embryo Development
  • 9. Activation of the Embryonic Genome: Comparisons Between Mouse and Bovine Development
  • 10. Mutations Affecting Early Development in the Mouse
  • 11. Parental Imprinting in Mammalian Development
  • 12. Developmental Potential of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells
  • IV. Differentiation of the